(3/25/21)Celia Caiuby, Andrea Maia
The paper addresses affect in its philosophical aspect, proposing a rational reflection on the individual perceptions of each party involved in a conflict, in order to analyze how this affection influences the methods of dispute resolution.
When a friend told me how he overcame a bully, my curiosity peaked, and I asked him to show me how he defused a situation like that.
Mediate.com is excited to announce a youth voices conferences, focused on 6 sessions spread out over multiple time zones, sharing strategies for advancing dispute resolution around the world.
James Claxton is requesting your response to his ODR survey.
“I’ve learned so much from my mistakes. I’m thinking about making a few more.”
This is a haiku supporting the workers in Hungary as they work toward establishing peace.
This article discusses the framing piece of how you talk and what makes people want to listen.
Almost one year ago, life for most of us changed irrevocably: we went from commuting to and from our offices and fighting traffic to commuting between our bedrooms and “home” offices and fighting over internet access.
Software should be smart enough to support you and not be a time-suck. That is why we call it a platform and not a canyon.
It is likely that a large majority of clergy who serve congregations are hired, re-hired or terminated by the vote of the individual congregation.
Expectations are part of living as a human being. If we are in a relationship, we expect to be treated a certain way.
When the circumstances giving rise to the impracticality or frustration cease to exist, then Section 269 affords a party a reasonable time to resume performance.
In this post, I explore more aggravating, and avoidable, behaviors that may upset or undermine the mediator and the mediation process.
(3/19/21)Maurice Ford, Bruce Ally
Given this is our third article in this series the reader is reminded in our previous article we examined the overreaction on the manager’s part to disciplining employees. The focus of this article is to examine some of the challenges associated with training the management staff and agents.
As an ongoing Mediate.com Premium Membership benefit, Mediate is now hosting, on a monthly basis, an ongoing series of live online conversations with top mediators and conflict resolvers from around the world. Here is detailed description of the first 9 live conversations.
Following the “insurrection,” “putsch,” or “attempted coup” in Washington D.C., on January 6, 2021, and the subsequent acquittal of President Trump on impeachment charges, we find ourselves facing extremely significant and difficult, yet very different political conflicts and challenges from those we faced before.
The tapestry of understanding cannot be woven by one strand alone.
(3/08/21)Anwar Kashif Mumtaz
The process of mediation, the opening of how to meet the people, how to engage with them, how to listen to them, how to manage them, how to explore them, how to take them closer to the resolution and how to get to the settlement from the horse’s mouth.
I remember standing by the wall with my brothers and crying while my father was beating my mother.
You have likely heard the metaphor about drawing a line in the sand, and might have used it yourself to set boundaries.
My next examples of negotiation skills come straight from the pandemic–and by that I mean watching television for hours during the pandemic!
If you missed the 2021 CPR Annual Meeting in January—the first free public meeting held online in the organization’s 40-year history—the videos are being posted on CPR’s YouTube Channel.
(3/03/21)Karen Aurit, Michael Aurit
It is a choice to be courageous in family conflict, and an important one.
JAMS has developed a multi-pronged strategy to offer virtual ADR to its clients.
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This article discusses the importance of sticking your neck out during conflict.