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The Relevance of Mediation in the Modern Workplace

(4/02/21)Thomas Todd

Disagreements are a part of human nature. As long as people exhibit diverse traits stemming from different experiences, their opinions will differ.

Amanda Singer

How to Manage In-Laws Post Divorce

(3/25/21)Amanda Singer

When I got married, I found that one of the strangest transitions wasn’t to being newlyweds or calling him my husband but was more related to my new in-laws. I think that often in-laws, especially mothers-in-law, have gotten a bad rap in popular culture.

Minson Vo

A Short Story: How My Friend Destroyed Their Bullies

(3/25/21)Minson Vo

When a friend told me how he overcame a bully, my curiosity peaked, and I asked him to show me how he defused a situation like that.

James Claxton

ODR Survey--Your response requested

(3/22/21)James Claxton

James Claxton is requesting your response to his ODR survey.

Daniel Dana

Peace is Possible

(3/19/21)Daniel Dana

This is a haiku supporting the workers in Hungary as they work toward establishing peace.

Andrea Schneider

Be Open like Oprah and Candid like Chrissy

(3/19/21)Andrea Schneider

This article discusses the framing piece of how you talk and what makes people want to listen.

Phyllis Pollack

One Year Later: Zoom Fatigue

(3/19/21)Phyllis Pollack

Almost one year ago, life for most of us changed irrevocably: we went from commuting to and from our offices and fighting traffic to commuting between our bedrooms and “home” offices and fighting over internet access.

Cinnie Noble

Line in the Sand

(3/05/21)Cinnie Noble

You have likely heard the metaphor about drawing a line in the sand, and might have used it yourself to set boundaries.

Andrea Schneider

Have Empathy like Eleanor (and be Perceptive like Princess Diana)

(3/05/21)Andrea Schneider

My next examples of negotiation skills come straight from the pandemic–and by that I mean watching television for hours during the pandemic!

Kathleen Kauth

CON·FLICT

(2/26/21)Kathleen Kauth

This article discusses the importance of sticking your neck out during conflict.

Roseann Vanella

Using Mediation to Develop a Prenup that Satisfies Both Parties

(2/26/21)Roseann Vanella

My last mediation of 2020 was for a prenuptial agreement, and to me it was kind of a sign of hope for the year to come.

Tony Guise

A Tale of Two Pilots: A comparison of civil justice innovation in New York State and England & Wales

(2/25/21)Tony Guise

Two recent announcements of pilot programs on either side of the Atlantic bring in to sharp focus steps being taken to bust the Backlog of civil cases in two jurisdictions.

LaDawn Whiteside

Certified Eviction Mediators in Montana -- by videoconference and in person

(2/25/21)LaDawn Whiteside, Temple McLean, Chandler Rowling

The effect of COVID 19 is broader than paying for rent. We looked for options.

Katherine Graham

Why are LGBT+ Employees Still More Likely to be Involved in Workplace Conflict?

(2/19/21)Katherine Graham

New CIPD research suggests that more than four in 10 LGBT+ employees have experienced workplace conflict in the past year.

Charles Crumpton

Rule of Law in the New Abnormal - Webinar

(2/18/21)Charles Crumpton

New Leadership, New Choices. The host for this episode is Chuck Crumpton. The guests for this episode are James Alfini, Benjamin Davis, Jeff Portnoy, and Vernellia Randall.

Paul Rajkowski

Shovel 2 - Saving Traditional Mediation

(2/12/21)Paul Rajkowski

Traditional mediation is about needs and the process that meets those needs- dialogue and self-determination.

Amanda Singer

A First-Hand Experience with My Premarital Agreement

(2/12/21)Amanda Singer

One of the questions I used to get asked most often by my clients was whether I was married, and until recently, the answer to that had always been no, which then often their follow-up question was, are you ever going to get married?

Is ADR the Cure for COVID-19-Related Litigation?

(2/12/21)Steven Bauer

The benefits of having a neutral with life sciences experience to resolve your disputes.

Kathleen Kauth

Start with the Small Rocks

(2/05/21)Kathleen Kauth

In Stephen Covey's book "First Things First" he talks about looking at a jar as the amount of time and energy you have, and a pile of rocks as your tasks.

Russ Bleemer

CPRAM21 Keynote: CNN’s Dana Bash on Negotiations, Conflict Resolution, and Truth Telling

(2/05/21)Russ Bleemer

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution opened its 2021 Annual Meeting Wednesday afternoon with remarks from CNN’s chief political correspondent, Dana Bash.

Asa Pitt

Tips for a Productive Divorce Mediation

(2/05/21)Asa Pitt

It’s a common mistake for divorcing spouses to confuse mediation with couple’s therapy.

Robin Gise

Effective Virtual Mediation: 10 Lessons After 10 Months

(2/05/21)Robin Gise

On the last day I was physically present in the office in March 2020, I completed a multi-party mediation with two parties appearing by Zoom at the last minute due to health concerns. How things have changed since that meeting.

David Ross

Annoy the Mediator at Your Own Risk: Negotiation Tactics and Missteps to Avoid

(2/02/21)David Ross

Rule number one in any mediation? Don’t tick off the mediator.

Farzana Kanji

The Benefits of ADR

(2/02/21)Farzana Kanji

When you go to court, lawyers are determined that their client should win at any cost because not only is their client’s wishes at stake, but so are their own reputations.

Antranik Chekemian

CPRAM21 Day 2 Opener: Carlos Hernandez Presents Five Principles of Prevention

(2/02/21)Antranik Chekemian

Carlos M. Hernandez, recently retired Chief Executive Officer of Fluor, opened the second day of the CPR 2021 Annual Meeting to an online audience of about 180 conflict resolution professionals focusing on dispute prevention techniques.

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