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This Week in Mediation #865

January 20, 2021 - OUR 26TH YEAR!
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In This Issue:
A Negotiation Innovation: An intelligent negotiation assistant • Non-directive Empathic Listening • Book Review: The Art of Roleplay and Dispute Resolution Training • Mediation News • Job Postings • Events Calendar • Blogs
A Negotiation Innovation: An intelligent negotiation assistant
by Veronique Fraser, Barney Jordaan, Michael Leathes
I am sitting in a room, negotiating a sale, and I’m thinking: Which is likely to be more favorable to me: put a figure on the table, or insist the Other does so first?
Non-directive Empathic Listening
by Gregorio Billikopf
In this paper I will share how I found out that the listening approach I have used for almost two decades was completely unique--based on a happy misunderstanding.
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Book Review: The Art of Roleplay and Dispute Resolution Training
by Colin Rule
Role plays are one of the most common tools used by mediation trainers. In his new book, Marc Bhalla takes a deeper look at how to use role plays effectively and shares some of his tested and effective scenarios.
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JOBS (for Premium Members) Post New Job Listings

  • Office of the United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services - Congo
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TRAINING AND CONFERENCE CALENDAR

  • January 22 - ONLINE TX - Dynamics of Domestic Violence
  • January 22-31 - ONLINE TX - 40-hour Basic Mediation Training
  • January 26-February 4 - 40-Hour Family and Divorce Mediation Training
  • January 28 - ONLINE VA - Introduction to Conflict Coaching
  • January 28-31 - ONLINE ID - 20 hour Restorative Justice Mediation Training
  • January 28-February 12 - ONLINE CA - Mediating the Litigated Case - ONLINE
  • January 29 - ONLINE - Advanced Parenting Plan Mediation - With Focus on Children under Five and over 15 Years
  • January 29 - ONLINE FL - The Art of MEDIATION
  • February 1-28 - ONLINE TX - Online Basic Mediation 40-Hour - Live Video Classroom
  • February 4-21 - ONLINE ID - 40 Hour Basic Mediation Training via Zoom
  • February 4 - ONLINE TX - The Legal and Ethical Responsibilities of Culture Awareness and Sensitivity within a Diverse Workforce
  • February 4 - ONLINE NY - Guess What – Your Online Mediation May Not Be Confidential
  • February 5-6 - ONLINE TX - Parenting Coordination and Facilitation Training -Zoom Live
  • February 8-11 - ONLINE CANADA - Alternative Dispute Resolution Workshop
  • February 11 - ONLINE - Practical Assertiveness: Mean what you say, say what you mean, and don’t say it mean!
  • February 12 - ONLINE FL - The Art of MEDIATION
  • February 12 - ONLINE TX - Dynamics of Domestic Violence
  • February 15-19 - ONLINE TX - 40 Basic Mediation Training
  • February 17-21 - ONLINE FL - Florida Supreme Court Civil Mediation Certification Training 40 hours (5 days)
  • February 18-March 6 - ONLINE CA - Community Boards: The Basics of Mediation - ONLINE
  • February 19-March 26 - ONLINE - Conflict Management Coaching Workshop (French)
  • February 19-27 - ONLINE OK - 40 Hr National Family and Divorce Mediation Training
  • February 22-24 - ONLINE TX - 30 Hour Advanced Mediation Training - Online
  • February 23-March 17 - ONLINE ON Canada - Conflict Management Coaching Workshop (Virtual)
  • February 25 - ONLINE - Are You Talking to ME?!! - Dealing with Difficult People.
  • February 26 - ONLINE TX - Arbitration Training ONLINE with ZOOM: live and interactive
  • March 1-12 - ONLINE - LIVE Mediating Online: Family & Divorce Mediation
  • March 3-6 - ONLINE TX - Advanced Mediation: Family-Divorce-Child Custody Training
  • March 3-12 - Online - 40 hour Mediation Training - Live Webinar
  • March 3-7 - ONLINE MO - Civil and Family Mediation Training (virtual live instructor-led training)
  • March 5 - ONLINE TX - Domestic Violence for Advance Family Training required by TX legislation
  • March 6-14 - ONLINE TX - 30-hour Family Mediation Training
  • March 8-April 6 - ONLINE TX - Communicate & Manage Conflict with Verbal Aikido
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