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Dan Simon

Parenting by Looking Away: Sometimes the Best Help Doesn’t Look like Help

(2/28/20)Dan Simon

As a parent, it is easy to get sucked into the hovering way of being.

Sahil Kanuga

Mediated Settlements: The Next Realm of Dispute Resolution in India

(2/28/20)Sahil Kanuga

On July 31, 2019, the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the signing of the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (popularly referred to as the “Singapore Convention”) by the Republic of India.

People are Idiots

(2/28/20)Liz Merrill

People are idiots, marriage is dumb, and you’re all going to end up getting divorced eventually--maybe.

Dr. Lynne C. Halem

How Much Does Divorce Really Cost?

(2/27/20)Dr. Lynne C. Halem

Some who are faced with the prospect of divorce, are deterred by the sheer magnitude of change that will impact their family’s lives.

Cinnie Noble

Burying the Hatchet

(2/21/20)Cinnie Noble

In some research I did a few years ago, I found that the initial altercation or even a set of circumstances that started tension between many people can begin a trajectory that escalates over time (even if no external conflict occurs).

Kayla Matthews

Benefits of Volunteer Mediation

(2/21/20)Kayla Matthews

As a legal professional, it’s your job to pick sides. Whether you’re a lawyer fighting a case or a paralegal gathering the evidence to back it up, your aim is to make a strong argument for your client.

Kathleen Kauth

How Do You Handle a Pathological Liar at Work?

(2/16/20)Kathleen Kauth

Have you ever worked with someone who talked about experiences that seemed far-fetched, but you couldn't pin down what was off?

Vanessa Rose

Risk Factors for Workplace Interpersonal Conflict: How to Prevent it Before It Begins

(2/16/20)Vanessa Rose

Managers might scoff at the amount of time they have to put toward mitigating workplace interpersonal conflict instead of managing productivity, overseeing innovation, attending important meetings, and networking for individual or team growth.

Joy Rosenthal

Promises, Promises

(2/14/20)Joy Rosenthal

The Oscar-nominated film, Marriage Story, by Noah Baumbach, is really a divorce story. It centers on the relationships between Nicole, an actor, her husband, Charlie, a Broadway director, and their eight-year-old son, Henry.

Georg Stratemeyer

Measuring Success in Mediation: An Outline

(2/14/20)Georg Stratemeyer

The purpose of this article is to review relevant literature on measuring success in mediations with the intent to offer recommendations for the improvement of mediation practice and to provide information to ADR program design professionals.

Kathleen Kauth

What About Your Furry Friends?

(2/07/20)Kathleen Kauth

So what happens when an older adult experiences a health crisis that takes them away for a time, or becomes unable to live independently?

Frank Hamilton

10 Mediation Steps For Resolving Conflicts In Student Classroom

(2/07/20)Frank Hamilton

Schools need to manage conflicts effectively, maintaining a positive environment for students, and enabling the involved sides to learn from their conflict.

Jeffrey Krivis

STEP IN to Improvisational Negotiation

(2/05/20)Jeffrey Krivis

The improvisational orientation and approach to negotiation is characterized by adapting to a set of circumstances in a strategic yet unconventional way.

Sahil Kanuga

Mediated Settlements: The Next Realm of Dispute Resolution in India

(2/03/20)Sahil Kanuga

Upon its ratification and coming into effect, the Singapore Convention is expected to provide impetus to mediation as a method of resolving commercial disputes.

Phyllis Pollack

Are You Listening?

(1/31/20)Phyllis Pollack

One of the first things a mediator in training is taught is to listen, really listen what the parties are saying.

Michael Gorman

7 Tips On How To Protect Child Mental And Emotional Health During A Divorce

(1/31/20)Michael Gorman

Separation is one of the most difficult processes people can go through, but the situation is even more shocking for kids who need to adapt to such a huge change in life.

Katie Shonk

Online Negotiation Strategies: Email and Video-conferencing

(1/31/20)Katie Shonk

Online negotiation offers negotiators and their organizations convenience, speed, and cost savings. But negotiating via email and videoconferencing, in particular, poses challenges that need to be overcome.

Jonathan Rodrigues

A ‘Mediator’s Touchdown’: Tactfully concluding imperfect conferences

(1/25/20)Jonathan Rodrigues

“That was a poor landing by the captain,” grumbled an unamused passenger to a stranger across the aisle. “Every flight is a risk. We must not take for granted that we are alive to complain,” the other responded.

Cinnie Noble

Preparing for that Dreaded Conversation

(1/24/20)Cinnie Noble

“By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail,” Benjamin Franklin.

John Lande

Theory of Change Symposium – Part 5 and Coming Attractions

(1/24/20)John Lande

This jumbo-size post is the last part in the Theory of Change Symposium.

Dr. Lynne C. Halem

What if You Die? Divorcing and Death

(1/24/20)Dr. Lynne C. Halem

There’s an interesting dichotomy between married couples’ view of life insurance.

Lorraine Segal

Overwork and Conflict

(1/24/20)Lorraine Segal

Are you feeling angry and put upon at work? Are you having negative interactions and conflict over relatively small matters? Overwork may be the culprit.

Jacqueline Burnett-Brown

Are the Flow of Interruptions in the Workday Actually Reducing Mental as Well as Work Flow?

(1/24/20)Jacqueline Burnett-Brown

Reports show that numerous interruptions occur throughout the course of most of our workdays.

Kathleen Kauth

Cost of Workplace Conflict

(1/17/20)Kathleen Kauth

Conflict in the workplace is extremely costly.

Felicia Staub

The Effect of Power in Mediation

(1/17/20)Felicia Staub

Balancing power is an important part of mediation. I did a mediation recently in which the levels of power of each party played a very important role.

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