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Colin Rule

CYBER WEEK SALE 2021: 25% off all Mediate University Courses!

(12/01/21)Colin Rule

Cyber Week Is Here! Through December 4, Mediate.com is offering you an end-of-year 25% discount on ALL Mediate University courses (including Bundles)! This includes 6 months access.

Clare Fowler

Live Talk Tuesdays at Mediate.com

(11/30/21)Clare Fowler, Jim Melamed, Colin Rule

Mediate.com's first "Live Talk Tuesday" is on Tuesday, December 7 with Colin Rule, Clare Fowler and Jim Melamed. Ask questions, share ideas and get to know fellow mediators! Free Registration!

Susan Raines

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club - Susan Raines, Workplace Conflict

(11/30/21)Susan Raines

Recording of another episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club with Prof. Susan Raines talking about the new edition of her book "Conflict Management for Managers: Resolving Workplace, Client and Policy Disputes," hosted by Chidera Didigu.

Ian MacDuff

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Ian Macduff

(11/30/21)Ian MacDuff

Professor Ian Macduff's interview as part of the Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution interview series offered by Mediate.com.

Ann Marshall

Opening Offers in Negotiation

(11/30/21)Ann Marshall

Whether negotiating in a mediation or directly with an opposing party, everyone has to start somewhere—so where should you start a negotiation?

Jean Sternlight

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club - Jean Sternlight & Jennifer Robbennolt, with John Lande

(11/23/21)Jean Sternlight, Jennifer Robbennolt,, John Lande

An additional episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club with Prof. Jean R. Sternlight and Prof. Jennifer K. Robbennolt discussing their book "Psychology for Lawyers: Understanding the Human Factors in Negotiation, Litigation, and Decision Making" interviewed by Prof. John Lande.

Jacqueline Font-Guzmán

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán

(11/23/21)Jacqueline Font-Guzmán, Colin Rule

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán about her chapter in the book "Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution."

Bruce Ally

Fundamental Attribution Error as a Contribution in Motor Vehicle Accidents

(11/22/21)Bruce Ally

In our time pressured society in North America, most people feel that they are on a treadmill running as quickly as they can to keep up with the demands placed on them.

Andre Oosthuizen

Using Questions for Enlightenment

(11/18/21)Andre Oosthuizen

It has frequently been said that negotiation is not an act of war, but a journey of discovery.

Paul Rajkowski

Shovel 6 - The Real Role Play

(11/18/21)Paul Rajkowski

There is an old proverb, “The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trial.” Who knows who authored it, what is important is this quote applies to the traditional mediation effort.

Jim Melamed

Mediator Mugs Breaking Out!

(11/18/21)Jim Melamed

Progress in the mediation field is often a bit abstract, if not illusory. Related, humor in mediation has historically often been frowned upon as risky, if not insensitive. These spells have, however, now seemingly been broken by, of all things, readily available mediator mugs!

Andrea Schneider

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Andrea Schneider

(11/16/21)Andrea Schneider, Colin Rule

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Andrea Schneider about her chapter in the book Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution.

Tim Hicks

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club - Embodied Conflict: The Neural Basis of Conflict and Communication

(11/16/21)Tim Hicks, Bernard Mayer

This is an additional episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club with Tim Hicks talking about his book "Embodied Conflict: The Neural Basis of Conflict and Communication." This interview is hosted by Bernie Mayer.

Felicia Staub

Mediating Divisive Topics

(11/12/21)Felicia Staub

In recent years, the divisions in this country have become increasingly polarized. People’s opinions have become more and more extreme to the point where we don’t tolerate anyone with different opinions from ours.

Hetty de roji

Mediation in Art Law: A New Era with the CAfA?

(11/12/21)Hetty de roji, Sima Ghaffari, Amin Motamedi

This article examines the new process for Mediation before the Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA).

Peter Adler

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Peter Adler

(11/09/21)Peter Adler, Colin Rule

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Peter Adler about his chapter in the book Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution.

Janet Martinez

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club - Dispute Systems Design with Janet Martinez and Lisa Amsler

(11/09/21)Janet Martinez, Lisa Amsler, Howard Gadlin

Recording of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club with Prof. Janet Martinez and Prof. Lisa Amsler talking about their book (written with Stephanie Smith) Dispute Systems Design, hosted by Howard Gadlin.

Natalie Maximets

What Makes Someone Ask for a Divorce

(11/07/21)Natalie Maximets

“What makes someone leave one partner for another? Or what forces someone to ask about divorce?” These are the most common questions asked on different divorce blogs and forums.

Mary Salisbury

Social Security Benefits and Divorce

(11/05/21)Mary Salisbury

Social Security benefit rules are complex and confusing, and even more so when you get a divorce.

Mukti Rijal

Double Hatting In Dispute Resolution

(11/05/21)Mukti Rijal

The term ‘double hatting’ does denote the wearing of two hats by a person signifying that the same person who is appointed as mediator is also agreed to perform the role of an arbitrator in case mediation process fails to help settle the dispute in succession.

Julian Granka Ferguson

ODR Ethics Case Study 1: Confidentiality v Self-Determination

(11/05/21)Julian Granka Ferguson

At the moment, practitioners have relied on traditional ADR standards and guidance to consider the ethical concerns involved with using ODR, even though they are less than ideal when applied to technology.

Carmela DeNicola

The Future of Business So Conflict Doesn’t Disrupt It

(11/03/21)Carmela DeNicola

There is no return to the “old normal;” firms have to adapt to an increasingly uncertain future.

Aashna Reddy

Mandatory Mediation in India - A Step Forward?

(10/30/21)Aashna Reddy, Udai Nanda

“I think the time is ripe to devise a comprehensive legislation which contains compulsory pre-litigation mediation and a remedy for the biggest drawback in a mediation agreement."

Jacques Joubert

Mediation: The Human Face of Conflict

(10/30/21)Jacques Joubert

The therapeutic value of a private one-on-one session means that participants are more likely to confide in the mediator.

Peter Adler

How Can We Evolve From Our Unresolved Conflicts?

(10/29/21)Peter Adler

I see many examples of people struggling to get beyond everyday gridlock. Still, in Hawaii, we seem stuck in a stewpot of persistent, unresolved, larger political, economic and cultural conflicts.

Lucia Kanter St. Amour

“What Should I Wear?” - Making Choices and Online Dispute Resolution To The Rescue

(10/25/21)Lucia Kanter St. Amour

Steve Jobs famously wore the same black turtleneck, blue jeans and New Balance sneakers every day. Do you know why?

Donald T. Saposnek

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

(10/21/21)Donald T. Saposnek

This book review of Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution, co-edited by Howard Gadlin and Nancy A. Welsh, presents an overview, with snippets of personal and autobiographical material, of this penetrating collection that comprises the “personal stories” of 23 leading practitioners and scholars in the field of conflict resolution.

Ben Coltrin

Top 5 Co-parenting Apps for Mediation

(10/21/21)Ben Coltrin

A good co-parenting app helps parents feel focused and organized heading into mediation. Here are the best co-parenting apps so you can choose the right one for your family.

Stephen Sonnenberg

The Surge in Workplace Disputes Under Disability Discrimination Laws: Good News or Bad News?

(10/18/21)Stephen Sonnenberg

I have been wondering—as we are well into our second year of the pandemic—whether the relationships between employees with disabilities and their employers are changing in unanticipated ways.

Gizem Alper

“Double Hatting” under Med-Arb: A Comparative Analysis

(10/18/21)Gizem Alper

Over the past few years, the concept of blending mediation with arbitration has attracted attention in the international arbitration community.

Marian Grande

Domestic Violence and Family Mediation

(10/14/21)Marian Grande

Domestic violence is a prevalent problem in Canada. Unfortunately, family violence is a genuine reality for many families.

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