Category: Transformative

Create and Maintain a Healthy Workplace Culture author.

Create and Maintain a Healthy Workplace Culture

Why does one organization have a very adaptive culture while another has a culture that lives in the past? Is...

By Ralph Kilmann
Making Your Workplace Mentally Fit author.

Making Your Workplace Mentally Fit

Workplace stress and mental illness are rising at an alarming rate. The mental health index by Lifeworks found that more...

By Sheryl Ellis
Don’t Wait For Others; Be The Change author.

Don’t Wait For Others; Be The Change

Unmanaged conflict can result in feeling trapped and miserable at work, caught in negative looping relationships that are tit-for-tat, ripe...

By Merry Brown
Self-compassion is the Elixir of Life author.

Self-compassion is the Elixir of Life

Are you tired of being so hard on yourself? Are you longing to create within yourself a shimmering place of...

By Sarah Peyton
Managing Conflict and Bullying Behavior in the Workplace author.

Managing Conflict and Bullying Behavior in the Workplace

Recently, I have been addressing questions about bullying behavior in the workplace and how to use the TKI Conflict Model to help...

By Ralph Kilmann
Back to Basics: Why Mediate? author.

Back to Basics: Why Mediate?

As part of my preparation to teach a class on mediation confidentiality, I reviewed the Uniform Mediation Act with all of its...

By Phyllis Pollack
The Hyper-Polarization Challenge to the Conflict Resolution Field: An Online Discussion author.

The Hyper-Polarization Challenge to the Conflict Resolution Field: An Online Discussion

You are invited to participate in and contribute to an online discussion of how those with conflict resolution and peacebuilding...

By Guy and Heidi Burgess
Turn your Mistakes into Stories author.

Turn your Mistakes into Stories

How did you learn to turn your mistakes into stories? This was the thoughtful question Alesia Grace Thompson asked me...

By Lorraine Segal
About Forgiving author.

About Forgiving

“Forgiveness means giving up all hope of a better past.” Lily Tomlin Forgiving is complex. Among other things, forgiveness means being...

By Cinnie Noble
Mediate.com’s Mental Health and Mediation Conference is Now Online! author.

Mediate.com’s Mental Health and Mediation Conference is Now Online!

The listservs and chat rooms have been abuzz this week -- everyone's talking about the conference! We had 39 leading...

By Clare Fowler
Negotiation is Not Much Different From a Muscle: An Excerpt from ‘For the Forces of Good’ author.

Negotiation is Not Much Different From a Muscle: An Excerpt from ‘For the Forces of Good’

mediate.com is excited to share a sneak peek at the already best-selling book by attorney, veteran mediator and internationally renowned...

By Lucia Kanter St Amour
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
Dealing with Toxic Co-workers or Bosses author.

Dealing with Toxic Co-workers or Bosses

Toxic co-workers or bosses can create big problems at work. As a workplace conflict transformation consultant, coach, and trainer, I...

By Lorraine Segal
You Likely Provoke Others, From Time to Time, Right? author.

You Likely Provoke Others, From Time to Time, Right?

I imagine we all do! However, we aren’t necessarily aware of how we do so until it’s too late. Though...

By Cinnie Noble
Let’s Normalise Having Difficult Conversations author.

Let’s Normalise Having Difficult Conversations

The old saying goes, “expectations are king.” I tend to agree. What we expect frames what we think ought to...

By Merry Brown
How to Navigate the Role of an ‘Accidental Mediator’ author.

How to Navigate the Role of an ‘Accidental Mediator’

Workplace conflict is inevitable. Spats between colleagues can bubble up over everything from seating arrangements and the temperature of the...

By Robyn Marsh
More Than Ever, Leaders Need Soft Skills author.

More Than Ever, Leaders Need Soft Skills

Hiring leaders used to mean identifying their areas of technical expertise, looking at the positions they had held, and evaluating...

By Maria Simpson
What is Conflict Transformation? author.

What is Conflict Transformation?

I heard the term conflict transformation for the first time a few months ago, in a small committee meeting connected to my...

By Lorraine Segal
Are You Separate From Your Surrounding Systems? author.

Are You Separate From Your Surrounding Systems?

I’m publishing this newsletter series to discuss the nuances of the four timeless topics for people and organizations: conflict, change,...

By Ralph Kilmann
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.
How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation – Video author.

How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation – Video

Have you been wanting to up-level your negotiation skills and wondering how to control your emotions during a difficult conversation...

By Bob Bordone
The Pendulum Has Swung author.

The Pendulum Has Swung

We are firmly ensconced in what some call the “digital age.” CAMS has been providing ADR services on virtual platforms...

By Donald Cripe
Further Reflections on the last 525,600 minutes (x 2)! author.

Further Reflections on the last 525,600 minutes (x 2)!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn December 2020. I posted the following blog. Little did we all know then,...

By Phyllis Pollack
“Hearing” the Other Side in Employment Mediations author.

“Hearing” the Other Side in Employment Mediations

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleWhy do some employment mediations get off to a bad start? Abby Silverman: Sometimes it is...

By Abby Silverman
4 Tips to Make the Most of Your Divorce Mediation Process author.

4 Tips to Make the Most of Your Divorce Mediation Process

Originally published on https://advancedmediationsolutions.netDivorce mediation has great advantages over the aggressive and unpredictable process of divorce litigation. Mediation gives you...

By Roseann Vanella
Mixed Mode Dispute Resolution Papers Featured at Fordham Conference author.

Mixed Mode Dispute Resolution Papers Featured at Fordham Conference

IndisputablyPosted on behalf of BFOI Jacqueline Nolan-Haley (Fordham): At the 16th Annual Fordham Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation held on...

By Jacqueline Nolan-Haley
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
Moving from Elder Frustration to Family Redemption: Book Review author.

Moving from Elder Frustration to Family Redemption: Book Review

Elder Frustration The term “elder frustration” is used to describe frustration that adult children, caregivers and sometimes professionals experience when...

By Nicole Lance, JD, CSA
Mediator Mugs Breaking Out! author.

Mediator Mugs Breaking Out!

Progress in the mediation field is often a bit abstract, if not illusory.  Related, humor in mediation has historically often...

By James Melamed, J.D.
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

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