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Tammy Lenski

Control Emotions Better by Labeling Them

(3/10/19)Tammy Lenski

When we want to control emotions better in the midst of a difficult conversation, we may try to ignore the unwelcome emotion or try the opposite, indulge it.

Beth Graham

Pew Charitable Trusts Calls for Standardization of US Court ODR Programs

(3/10/19)Beth Graham

The Pew Charitable Trusts (“Pew”) has reportedly issued a call for the establishment of a national body to standardize online dispute resolution (“ODR”) procedures in civil courts across the United States.

Jeffrey Krivis

New Interview with Jeff Krivis - The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society

(3/09/19)Jeffrey Krivis

New interview with mediation leader and author Jeff Krivis by Robert Benjamin as part of Mediate's new "The Future of Mediation and Negotiation in Our Culture, Politics and Society" video series.

Lorraine Segal

Lost in a Conflict Story

(3/08/19)Lorraine Segal

You can’t heal a conflict if you get lost in your own story.

Brennan Frazier

Community Mediation Funding

(3/08/19)Brennan Frazier

NAFCM announces new funding agreement with JAMS.

Arjun Pal

The Impact of Mediation in India

(3/08/19)Arjun Pal

How has mediation impacted India?

Ten Things Government Should Do to Make Mediation Effective in India

(3/08/19)Nikhil Ransingh

As a young republic, India and Indians have stepped up to the challenge and have successfully come within sniffing distance of setting up all the essential and necessary infrastructure that one has accustomed to associate with a modern, economic superpower of the 21st century.

Mediation Essentials – Case Study of Delhi High Court Rules

(3/08/19)Amartya Bag

What can you do if you think your case cannot be resolved by mediation?

Mediation As An Effective ADR Mechanism

(3/03/19)Anveksha Padhye

In this article, Anveksha Padhye does a critical analysis on whether mediation is an effective ADR mechanism or not.

Tim Hicks

Embodied Conflict - Chapter II. The Neural Encoding Function

(3/02/19)Tim Hicks

Embodied Conflict presents the neural encoding function in layman’s terms, outlining seven key characteristics and exploring their implications for communication, relationship, and conflict resolution.

Denise Evans

Kickboxing Provides a Lesson for Mediators

(3/02/19)Denise Evans

There are three aspects of being, which the martial arts aim to develop: Body, Mind, and Spirit. This article draws the parallels between these concepts in kickboxing and mediation.

Cinnie Noble

Maybe, It’s Not As Bad As You Think

(3/01/19)Cinnie Noble

There are times when I’ve found myself reacting poorly to something another person says or does and then, discover I misinterpreted their intent.

Tim Hicks

Introduction to Embodied Conflict: the neural roots of conflict and communication

(3/01/19)Tim Hicks

Embodied Conflict presents the neural encoding function in layman’s terms, outlining seven key characteristics and exploring their implications for communication, relationship, and conflict resolution.

Beth Graham

Federal Court Sends Data Privacy Dispute to Arbitration

(3/01/19)Beth Graham

This article when the court stated an unconscionability claim failed because the arbitration requirement was made clear to readers of the subscriber agreement.

Steven Goldman

Building Blocks of Mediation, Communication, and Feedback

(3/01/19)Steven Goldman

As I reflect on my 20 years in the mediation field things always seem to point to a few common denominators of why I am sitting at the table attempting to help others facilitate a meaningful and productive discussion.

Michele Lowrance

Mediation vs. Litigation for High-Conflict Divorce

(3/01/19)Michele Lowrance

A practicing mediator and retired judge explains why mediation may be a better option than litigation for high-conflict cases.

John Lande

Two Shrewd Legislative Negotiators / Mediators

(2/22/19)John Lande

This is a little-known story of how Barbara Jordan mediated a comprehensive agreement on immigration policy.

Maria Simpson

Confused Conversations

(2/22/19)Maria Simpson

Sometimes when we’re faced with a difficult conversation we over-think it and try to anticipate every single objection that can be raised, or every difficult response we have to make, or every completely unanticipated tangent that “complexifies” the whole conversation.

Leonard Edwards

Mediation in Child Protection Cases

(2/22/19)Leonard Edwards

This article illustrates the use of mediation in child protection (juvenile dependency) cases, a practice that has increased substantially in America’s juvenile courts over the past five years.

Cinnie Noble

Stepping Up To Conflict

(2/15/19)Cinnie Noble

To become conflict masterful, it requires us to step up. In case you are wondering, this is different from facing conflict, i.e. accepting that it exists.

John Lande

Becoming Ourselves

(2/15/19)John Lande

This article discusses how we can give ourselves permission to be in conflict and make mistakes on our way to becoming ourselves.

Richard Peachey

Why Investigations Always Need to Look Twice

(2/15/19)Richard Peachey

A lorry driver who’d just arrived at an depot was spotted weeing over pallets used for the delivery of food.

Paul Rajkowski

One Size Does Not Fit All - And the War Within

(2/15/19)Paul Rajkowski

In the mediation world we get trained and know that “neutral“ is the role for the mediator.

Melissa Marzett

How Three Geniuses Solved Workplace Conflicts

(2/15/19)Melissa Marzett

It is fascinating to trace how management has been resolving conflicts arising in production over the past 100 years, how production management developed.

Robyn Jacobsen

A Strong Foundation in Canadian Collaborative, Consensus Processes

(2/15/19)Robyn Jacobsen

Why is collaboration so important in today’s world?

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