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Kenneth Cloke

Married Mediators: Joan Goldsmith and Ken Cloke

Kenneth Cloke, Joan Goldsmith

An interview with Joan Goldsmith and Ken Cloke about mediation, being married to a mediator, and the future of mediation. Recorded and shared as part of the Mediation 20/20 Conference.

Tim Hicks

Seven Steps for Effective Problem Solving in the Workplace

Tim Hicks

Problem-solving and decision-making. Ask anyone in the workplace if these activities are part of their day and they answer 'Yes!' But how many of us have had training in problem-solving?

Bruce Derman

Are You Really Ready for Divorce? The 8 Questions You Need to Ask

Bruce Derman, Wendy Gregson

This article outlines what couples need to do in order to consider and face the numerous dilemmas that are inherent in divorce.

Colin Rule

Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation

Colin Rule

This article discusses the impact of stereotyping mental illnesses.

Georgia Daniels

Exploring Agreement - Readiness for Divorce Mediation

Georgia Daniels

This article describes a private reflective exercise that may be helpful in assessing your current state of readiness to mediate your divorce.

Paul Rajkowski

Do We Understand Traditional Mediation?

Paul Rajkowski

It looks like we’re coming to the end of this dig. I can see a part of the canister holding the remains of traditional mediation.

Jim Melamed

Better Reflecting Mediation to the World

Jim Melamed

While mediators often assist in the creation of near miracles behind closed doors, our miraculous work and effective approaches are still not well-understood by general society. Might a more effective way of "reaching the masses" be to take advantage of "MEDIATION ART," be that in our physical and virtual offices, on our websites, and, perhaps in time, at bus stops and on highway billboards?

Tony Guise

Previews of 2022: The Past, Present, and Future of (A)DR in England and Wales

Tony Guise

For years jurisdictions around the world have embraced Cloud-based platforms to deliver Court services and ADR solutions. Meanwhile those of us in England and Wales (E&W) have looked on seeming helpless as initiative after initiative in the UK failed to deliver the benefits of that stalwart of 20th century technology: e-filing.

Lucia Kanter St. Amour

The Law of Conformity - Conflict Lessons from 2021

Lucia Kanter St. Amour

Also known as the 95 percent law, Peter Sage calls it the law of conformity. If you hang out with nine motivated, go-getting, positive individuals you’re going to become the tenth.

Don Cripe

The Pendulum Has Swung

Don Cripe

So, what does it mean to the recalcitrant lawyer when it comes to ODR resistance?

Uma Ramanathan

Conflict Assessment and Management - Systemic Mediation

Uma Ramanathan

This article looks at how to address unconscious biases in order to tackle miscommunication and misbehavior. It begins with an examination of brain processes, and then looks at a practical understanding of how to tackle and change those processes.

Greg Enos

How To Prepare For Your First Divorce Mediation Session

Greg Enos

The decision to get divorced is often not an easy one. But what happens when you don’t want a full-blown series of court cases surrounding this experience?

Grande Lum

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club - Grande Lum, interviewed by Colin Rule

Grande Lum, Colin Rule

Another episode from Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: Grade Lum talking about his book "America's Peacemakers: The Community Relations Service and Civil Rights," hosted by Colin Rule.

Bob Bordone

How to Have a Difficult Conversation with Your Boss

Bob Bordone

Have you wondered how to have a difficult conversation with your boss? If you'd like to know how to start a difficult conversation at work, whether it's difficult conversations with employees or bosses, this video is for you.

Rohit Pradhan

Jurisprudential Deadlock on Asymmetrical Arbitration Clause Between Delhi and Calcutta High Court in India

Rohit Pradhan

In India, there seems to be a conflicting rationale between Delhi and Calcutta High Court. Where one High Court upheld the Asymmetrical Arbitration citing Party Autonomy; the other High Court disregards it. Through this write-up, I am intending to elaborate on the rationale of such conflicting Jurisprudence.

John Lande

How Mediators Can Solve Tough Problems in Mediation

John Lande

In a recent presentation to mediators in Michigan, I asked the audience to describe what was frustrating in their mediations.

Ronald S. Kraybill

Manage Your Storm Shift

Ronald S. Kraybill

Manage Your Storm Shift - or it will manage you. Does your behavior in conflict change sharply when you get upset?

Ian MacDuff

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Ian Macduff

Ian MacDuff

Professor Ian Macduff's interview as part of the Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution interview series offered by Mediate.com.

Susan Raines

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club - Susan Raines, Workplace Conflict

Susan Raines

Recording of another episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club with Prof. Susan Raines talking about the new edition of her book "Conflict Management for Managers: Resolving Workplace, Client and Policy Disputes," hosted by Chidera Didigu.

Ann Marshall

Opening Offers in Negotiation

Ann Marshall

Whether negotiating in a mediation or directly with an opposing party, everyone has to start somewhere—so where should you start a negotiation?

Bruce Ally

Fundamental Attribution Error as a Contribution in Motor Vehicle Accidents

Bruce Ally

In our time pressured society in North America, most people feel that they are on a treadmill running as quickly as they can to keep up with the demands placed on them.

Jim Melamed

Mediator Mugs Breaking Out!

Jim Melamed

Progress in the mediation field is often a bit abstract, if not illusory. Related, humor in mediation has historically often been frowned upon as risky, if not insensitive. These spells have, however, now seemingly been broken by, of all things, readily available mediator mugs!

Andre Oosthuizen

Using Questions for Enlightenment

Andre Oosthuizen

It has frequently been said that negotiation is not an act of war, but a journey of discovery.

Andrea Schneider

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Andrea Schneider

Andrea Schneider, Colin Rule

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Andrea Schneider about her chapter in the book Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution.

Mary Salisbury

Social Security Benefits and Divorce

Mary Salisbury

Social Security benefit rules are complex and confusing, and even more so when you get a divorce.

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