(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.
This article discusses the importance of sticking your neck out during conflict.
My last mediation of 2020 was for a prenuptial agreement, and to me it was kind of a sign of hope for the year to come.
(2/26/21)Julian Granka Ferguson
Adversarial ethics, or the ethics of competition, are an unfortunately overlooked field of moral philosophy.
F. Peter Phillips, director of New York Law School’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Program, welcomed an online audience earlier this month as part of the program’s long-running lunchtime speaker series for a session with veteran U.K. mediator Eileen Carroll.
Emotional intelligence (EQ) plays a major part in negotiation.
This PDF presentation from Mediate.com CEO Colin Rule reviews available Mediate content, resources, and services to help you develop and promote your mediation services.
Analyzing ADR can be like wrestling an octopus.
Shining a light on your blind spots can help you with conflict.
New CIPD research suggests that more than four in 10 LGBT+ employees have experienced workplace conflict in the past year.
In most marriages there is a marital home/the kids' childhood home and it’s often the largest asset--and the largest source of conflict.
This article looks at how to prevent violent conflicts, especially while quarantined.
Litigation often is extremely stressful for clients, and the process aggravates feelings of loss and grief, which interfere with their ability to negotiate effectively and reach agreements.
I have had several mediations lately in which the approach of the parties clashed.
Traditional mediation is about needs and the process that meets those needs- dialogue and self-determination.
One of the questions I used to get asked most often by my clients was whether I was married, and until recently, the answer to that had always been no, which then often their follow-up question was, are you ever going to get married?
At the beginning of a new year, it seems a good time to look back on some of the common excuses, sorry, reasons, for refusing to mediate that occasionally continue to circulate especially in litigated cases.
(2/11/21)Dawn Bedlivy, Kim Faircloth
By the time Lee visited HR to request a mediation, he was frustrated and mad.
Electoral democracy has gone through a period of profound conflicts, yet each unique conflict points us toward potential solutions and more collaborative processes.
I’m about to teach a bit on interviewing and counseling and am using a fun video on different types of questions courtesy of my nieces.
In Stephen Covey's book "First Things First" he talks about looking at a jar as the amount of time and energy you have, and a pile of rocks as your tasks.
The term “happy divorce” seems like an oxymoron, and maybe it is.
The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution opened its 2021 Annual Meeting Wednesday afternoon with remarks from CNN’s chief political correspondent, Dana Bash.
It’s a common mistake for divorcing spouses to confuse mediation with couple’s therapy.
On the last day I was physically present in the office in March 2020, I completed a multi-party mediation with two parties appearing by Zoom at the last minute due to health concerns. How things have changed since that meeting.
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Fear of rejection can inhibit ones possibilities to reach full potential in life and in the mediation room. Based on an experiment of actively seeking rejection, what can a mediator learn from the connection between conflict and rejection?