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ICODR Podcast: Episode 8: Professor Amy Schmitz author.

ICODR Podcast: Episode 8: Professor Amy Schmitz

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian interviews Professor Amy Schmitz, the John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Chair in...

By Amy Schmitz, Ian MacDuff
Mediate.com’s Mediation and Mental Health Conference September 28-30 author.

Mediate.com’s Mediation and Mental Health Conference September 28-30

REGISTER NOW Mediate.com is excited to announce our Mediation and Mental Health Conference, September 28-30, 2022! See the Conference Agenda! This...

By Clare Fowler
Mediate.com Podcast 23: Providing Mediation as an Alternative Response to Low Emergent 911 Calls within the City of Dayton author.

Mediate.com Podcast 23: Providing Mediation as an Alternative Response to Low Emergent 911 Calls within the City of Dayton

In this episode, Veronica talks to Raven Cruz Loaiza, the Mediation Response Coordinator for the newly developed Mediation Response Unit (MRU)...

By Raven Cruz Loaiza, Veronica Cravener
The Importance of Mediation in the ADA Interactive Process author.

The Importance of Mediation in the ADA Interactive Process

As a HR and ADA Facilitator and author of Making It Work, I have found that mediating disability/medical related issues...

By Sheryl Ellis
How Your Written and Oral Communication Can Produce – or Reduce – Extreme Polarization author.

How Your Written and Oral Communication Can Produce – or Reduce – Extreme Polarization

Over the course of many years, I gradually came to realize that the particular words and phrases that a person...

By Ralph Kilmann
Waiting – A Mediation Distraction author.

Waiting – A Mediation Distraction

Back in the early 80’s when mediation was just taking hold as an alternative to court, joint session held first...

By Paul Rajkowski
Letter to our Colleagues about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine author.

Letter to our Colleagues about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Letter to our Colleagues about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine  Susanne Terry Jackie Font-Guzmán Bernie Mayer  March 17, 2022 Like...

By Susanne Terry, Bernard Mayer, Jacqueline Font-Guzmán
Can Lawyers Mediate Proficiently Based on their Training author.

Can Lawyers Mediate Proficiently Based on their Training

While it is true that lawyers are eminently trained in the art of negotiating by virtue of the rigors of...

By KESHIA OSBOURNE, Bruce Ally
Which is Better: To Be Strong or Smart? author.

Which is Better: To Be Strong or Smart?

From the Indisputably blog This post is prompted by an article by Washington Post columnist Paul Waldman, We’re Still Asking the Wrong Question...

By John Lande
Mediation is about Necessary Endings- Constructal Law author.

Mediation is about Necessary Endings- Constructal Law

Every ending is just a new beginning. We just don’t know it at the time.  Mediators inhabit this strange world...

By Greg Rooney
COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War author.

COVID Consequences: Slouching Toward Civil War

I.      Into the Fray   The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem....

By Peter Adler
The Blame-Shame Game in Mediation author.

The Blame-Shame Game in Mediation

This article was first published in the Oakland County Legal News on November 23, 2021. “Those who blame others have...

By Laura Athens
My COVID Perceived Injurious Experiences author.

My COVID Perceived Injurious Experiences

IndisputablyThis article details a mediator's experience with COVID, and vocalizing feelings of anger and perceived conflict.  _____________________________________________________ I got covid. ...

By John Lande
Why is the Pandemic Causing a Spike in Divorce? author.

Why is the Pandemic Causing a Spike in Divorce?

Published by Advanced Mediation Solutions.At the outset of the Covid-19 outbreak, many experts predicted a sharp increase in divorce rates....

By Roseann Vanella
Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation author.

Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation

Recently I have been thinking more about the social stigma around mental illness.  I have a close family member who...

By Colin Rule
Better Reflecting Mediation to the World author.

Better Reflecting Mediation to the World

While mediators often assist in the creation of near miracles behind closed doors, our miraculous work and effective approaches are...

By James Melamed, J.D.
The Law of Conformity – Conflict Lessons from 2021 author.

The Law of Conformity – Conflict Lessons from 2021

Also known as the 95 percent law, Peter Sage calls it the law of conformity.  If you hang out with...

By Lucia Kanter St Amour
Conflict Assessment and Management – Systemic Mediation author.

Conflict Assessment and Management – Systemic Mediation

This article looks at how to address unconscious biases in order to tackle miscommunication and misbehavior. It begins with an...

By Uma Ramanathan
How To Prepare For Your First Divorce Mediation Session author.

How To Prepare For Your First Divorce Mediation Session

The decision to get divorced is often not an easy one. But what happens when you don’t want a full-blown...

By Greg Enos
Essential Tips for a Successful Oil and Gas Mediation author.

Essential Tips for a Successful Oil and Gas Mediation

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleAs the oil and gas industry continues to evolve, oil and gas companies will no...

By Karen Brown Willcutts
Your Gut Instincts and Conflict author.

Your Gut Instincts and Conflict

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie NobleMany of us have fine-tuned instincts that help guide us through challenges we face...

By Cinnie Noble
Changing Hearts, Minds, and Behavior around Conflict author.

Changing Hearts, Minds, and Behavior around Conflict

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine Segal Before I start teaching a course or workshop about conflict management, I always tell...

By Lorraine Segal
CPR International Conference Highlights: ‘Effects on Cross-Border Disputes After the Singapore Convention’ author.

CPR International Conference Highlights: ‘Effects on Cross-Border Disputes After the Singapore Convention’

CPR Speaks BlogAccording to the Singapore Convention on Mediation’s website, the Convention is a “multilateral treaty which offers a uniform and...

By Bryanna Rainwater
How Can We Evolve From Our Unresolved Conflicts? author.

How Can We Evolve From Our Unresolved Conflicts?

Article originally published in the Honolulu Civil BeatNeal Milner wrote a fine piece on getting past our escalating national polarization...

By Peter Adler
“When Patterns are Broken, New Worlds Emerge” author.

“When Patterns are Broken, New Worlds Emerge”

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie NobleThe relevance of this quote by Tuli Kupferberg to interpersonal conflict may not be...

By Cinnie Noble
Book Review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution author.

Book Review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution

Originally published in: FAMILY COURT REVIEW, Vol. 59 No. 4, October 2021 831–839, doi: 10.1111/fcre.12612 © 2021 Association of Family...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
Working with Financial Neutrals author.

Working with Financial Neutrals

Joy Rosenthal's Mediation BlogOne of the hardest problems that a divorcing couple may face is how to divide up marital...

By Joy Rosenthal
Do You Love Yourself Enough So No One Dares to Hurt You? author.

Do You Love Yourself Enough So No One Dares to Hurt You?

This article is a mantra for those who are navigating difficult conflicts. _________ Did you know that I didn’t always...

By Veera Mahajan
The Mediator as a Choice Architect author.

The Mediator as a Choice Architect

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackOne of the most important aspects of mediation is self-determination. Standard 1 of the...

By Phyllis Pollack
Bring Five Percent more Compassion to Conflicts author.

Bring Five Percent more Compassion to Conflicts

Conflict Remedy Blog by Lorraine SegalBringing five percent more compassion can really make a difference in conflicts. What would happen...

By Lorraine Segal

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