"But how did you flunk the test? We studied together! I know you were prepared!”
It is without a doubt an understatement to say that the coronavirus (COVID-19) global health crisis is drastically impacting communities worldwide.
The old curse disguised as a blessing “may you live in interesting times” is showing its teeth in the form of pandemic in these early months of 2020.
The infamous meeting all those months ago teetered on the brink of actual violence.
Two haiku poems composed reflecting on the values of mediation.
Being involved in a lawsuit or even just in a dispute can be stressful, worrisome if not anxiety ridden.
A handful of community and municipal mediation centers throughout the world are committed to providing mediation exclusively in the transformative model.
Have you ever worked with someone who came across as angry all the time?
When different people work together there are high chances that there will be differences in opinion.
This is an interview with Laila and Tara Ollapally discussing the history and present state of mediation in India, and what opportunities they see over the next 10 years.
The Harvard PONS blog posted (on February 10, 2020) a thought- provoking article by Katie Shonk entitled “Moral Leadership: Do Women Negotiate More Ethically than Men?”
People are idiots, marriage is dumb, and you’re all going to end up getting divorced eventually--maybe.
Recently, there have been reports in the news relating to the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution’s (CPR) Employment-Related Mass Claims Protocol (Protocol).
As a parent, it is easy to get sucked into the hovering way of being.
Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) is not a new concept and has received significant scholarly attention.
Have you ever worked with someone who talked about experiences that seemed far-fetched, but you couldn't pin down what was off?
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.
So what happens when an older adult experiences a health crisis that takes them away for a time, or becomes unable to live independently?
Judge Danny (as he prefers to be addressed) received the Peacemaker Award and took part in an inspiring conversation that highlighted his commitment to creating peace, resolving conflict and empowering others to do incredible things.
Everyone talks about knowing one’s BATNA in negotiation and mediation. But that’s a lot easier said than done.
One of the first things a mediator in training is taught is to listen, really listen what the parties are saying.
How do you handle talking with other family members about serious issues when they don't think anything is wrong?
This jumbo-size post is the last part in the Theory of Change Symposium.
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.
Reports show that numerous interruptions occur throughout the course of most of our workdays.