Greg Stone graduated from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University Law School in 2007 after a career in television commercial production. His first book, Taming the Wolf: Peace through Faith, a guide to mediation, introduces a faith-based approach to mediation. Through presentations, workshops, and mediation with clergy, he has introduced mediation to the Los Angeles Archdiocese of the Catholic Church.
His recent book, Preparing for Mediation: A Practical Guide, was designed as a tool for parties, attorneys, and mediators to employ as they seek to improve success through mediation. In addition, Greg is an arbitrator on the FINRA panel.
His books can be accessed at http://tamingthewolf.com or http://mediationpreparationbook.com
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Articles and Video:
Making Peace in Mediation: Authority, Rights, and Interests - Video
This is one of a 40-day video reflection series about conflict resolution. It is produced by the Taming the Wolf Institute and discusses the use of power, rights, and interests in mediation.
Preparing for Mediation: A Practical Guide to Mediator Selection
Greg Stone's latest book Preparing for Mediation: A Practical Guide provides straight-forward tips for mediators. This excerpt from his book discusses considerations for selecting mediators. It also suggests ways for mediators to allow their clients to save face while making progress in the mediation.
Preparing for Mediation: A Practical Guide to Saving Face
Greg Stone's latest book Preparing for Mediation: A Practical Guide provides straight-forward tips for mediators. This excerpt from his book discusses the importance of saving face. It also suggests ways for mediators to allow their clients to save face while making progress in the mediation.
Preparing for Mediation: A Practical Guide to Opening Remarks
This article is the first Chapter of Greg Stone's new book Preparing for Mediation. This is a helpful guide for clients as it will provide vital information for mediation preparation.
Faith-Based Diplomacy - Video
Faith-Based Diplomacy, an emerging discipline that seeks to integrate religion and politics in the cause of peacemaking and reconciliation, is explained by the Canon Reverend Brian Cox. Father Alexei Smith, Shakeel Syed, and Rabbi Mark Diamond share insights regarding the inter-faith dialogue that is such a vital step in peacemaking.