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Karen Aurit

Courage is a Choice

(3/03/21)Karen Aurit, Michael Aurit

It is a choice to be courageous in family conflict, and an important one.

Richard Birke

[NAWJ Podcast] Technology in the Courts and in ADR: Meeting the Moment

(2/26/21)Richard Birke

JAMS has developed a multi-pronged strategy to offer virtual ADR to its clients.

Kathleen Kauth

CON·FLICT

(2/26/21)Kathleen Kauth

This article discusses the importance of sticking your neck out during conflict.

Roseann Vanella

Using Mediation to Develop a Prenup that Satisfies Both Parties

(2/26/21)Roseann Vanella

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.

Julian Granka Ferguson

Adversarial Ethics and the Responsibilities of Mediation Associations

(2/26/21)Julian Granka Ferguson

Adversarial ethics, or the ethics of competition, are an unfortunately overlooked field of moral philosophy.

Antranik Chekemian

CEDR’s Eileen Carroll: Her Mediation Story

(2/26/21)Antranik Chekemian

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.

Nathan Vu

Ways to Practice Building Your Emotional Intelligence

(2/25/21)Nathan Vu

Emotional intelligence (EQ) plays a major part in negotiation.

Colin Rule

Getting the Most from Mediate.com

(2/23/21)Colin Rule

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.

John Lande

ADR’S Place in Navigating a Polarized Era

(2/19/21)John Lande

Analyzing ADR can be like wrestling an octopus.

Lorraine Segal

Blind Spots and Conflict

(2/19/21)Lorraine Segal

Shining a light on your blind spots can help you with conflict.

Katherine Graham

Why are LGBT+ Employees Still More Likely to be Involved in Workplace Conflict?

(2/19/21)Katherine Graham

New CIPD research suggests that more than four in 10 LGBT+ employees have experienced workplace conflict in the past year.

Mary Salisbury

Keeping the Marital Home in Divorce and Pitfalls for the Unwary

(2/19/21)Mary Salisbury

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.

Lena Borrelli

How to Find Help From Domestic Violence

(2/18/21)Lena Borrelli

This article looks at how to prevent violent conflicts, especially while quarantined.

John Lande

Lawyers are from Mars, Clients are from Venus– and Mediators Can Help Communicate in Space

(2/12/21)John Lande

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.

Phyllis Pollack

Clash of Approaches

(2/12/21)Phyllis Pollack

I have had several mediations lately in which the approach of the parties clashed.

Paul Rajkowski

Shovel 2 - Saving Traditional Mediation

(2/12/21)Paul Rajkowski

Traditional mediation is about needs and the process that meets those needs- dialogue and self-determination.

Amanda Singer

A First-Hand Experience with My Premarital Agreement

(2/12/21)Amanda Singer

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?

Colm Brannigan

The Ten or Twelve Top Reasons (More or Less) for Not Mediating a Dispute - Revisited

(2/11/21)Colm Brannigan

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.

Dawn Bedlivy

H.E.R.E are the Steps You Need to Take to Have a Transformational, Conflict-Positive Conversation

(2/11/21)Dawn Bedlivy, Kim Faircloth

By the time Lee visited HR to request a mediation, he was frustrated and mad.

Kenneth Cloke

20 Proposals to Resolve Electoral Conflicts and Strengthen Democracy

(2/08/21)Kenneth Cloke

Electoral democracy has gone through a period of profound conflicts, yet each unique conflict points us toward potential solutions and more collaborative processes.

Andrea Schneider

Open- v Closed-Ended Questions

(2/05/21)Andrea Schneider

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.

Kathleen Kauth

Start with the Small Rocks

(2/05/21)Kathleen Kauth

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.

Roseann Vanella

Using Private Mediation for a Happier Divorce

(2/05/21)Roseann Vanella

The term “happy divorce” seems like an oxymoron, and maybe it is.

Russ Bleemer

CPRAM21 Keynote: CNN’s Dana Bash on Negotiations, Conflict Resolution, and Truth Telling

(2/05/21)Russ Bleemer

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.

Asa Pitt

Tips for a Productive Divorce Mediation

(2/05/21)Asa Pitt

It’s a common mistake for divorcing spouses to confuse mediation with couple’s therapy.

Robin Gise

Effective Virtual Mediation: 10 Lessons After 10 Months

(2/05/21)Robin Gise

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.

Sunny Sassaman

The Opportunity of Rejection

(2/05/21)Sunny Sassaman

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?

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