In response to a questions about what compelled me to create a conflict management coaching model, I explained that in my work as a workplace mediator it became evident that many leaders do not know how to “be” in conflict.
In workplace conflict resolution, just as in any peacebuilding effort, much of the success lies in the parties’ motivation to resolve the dispute.
This article is on using your assets well in a mediation.
The current commercial mediation model handed down over the past 30 years is working just fine for lawyers and mediators (not to mention the court system).
There are a lot of things NOT to say or do when in conflict with someone else if we are wanting to resolve or mend things.
Amy J. Schmitz, Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law, has published a timely article titled “Expanding Access to Remedies Through E-Court Initiatives.”
Although you can’t control the outcome of a difficult conversation or meeting at work, you can take inner action to support an effective conversation and a good outcome.
Are you looking to carry out workplace mediations? Not sure what the training would involve?
This month, Resource Center Director Nicole Wilmet spoke with Robyn Weinstein, ADR Administrator at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, to learn about her favorite resource.
When you have a complex, multi-disciplinary problem, should you hire one expert in one aspect of the problem and then hope that that person can manage all the other aspects?
Conflict in businesses and organizations can show up in at least three different ways.
With the increasing popularity of Pinterest, the concept of “do-it-yourself” or “DIY” projects have become enticing for many.
Conflict debts at work are hard to pay down.
You’re 45, and finally on the other side of your divorce.
It feels productive to toss out ideas for a solution and demonstrate how much we want to help. But it’s usually unproductive if we haven’t done something essential first: Make sure we understand the problem from their frame of reference.
Have you ever heard yourself say (or think) something like,“Wait. No. Actually I didn’t mean it that way. I was just throwing ideas out. I . . .” Oops.
Financial matters are a primary topic of discussion in divorce mediation.
Mediation is now the toast of the day in America, Canada, Australia, the UK and many parts of the European Union.
Disagreements often start when someone doesn’t want to discuss something or take a necessary action, and someone else accuses that person of avoiding.
Not so random thoughts on mediation and dispute resolution.
Conflict in medicine: It’s about as inevitable as the flu season.
A number of recent mediations have reaffirmed some essentials which I share here in the hope that they might be helpful to others.
“I only want what is equitable. That is my operating principle.”
I don’t know about you – but there are many times I “second-guess” what I said or did in some conflict situations. Or, I might “second-guess” what bothered me in the first place.