We don’t post a lot of scholarship updates here as there are many better outlets for that, but once and a while something comes out that catches our attention – such as this.
In coaching we often suggest clients that they “keep Amy in the backseat” when you’re in a conflict. We are referring to your Amygdala.
Experiences and relationships of the past form us to be the people that we are. There are lessons, treasured moments, and fond experiences. Don’t discard the rearview mirror.
It’s somewhat counterintuitive to think and say we actually laugh at our interpersonal disputes!
This article discusses breaking the news to the kids.
“Like a dance, conflict escalation generally requires the participation of both parties.” Brian Mistler
Often, parties may be hesitant to agree to mediation.
We are all taught that before entering into any negotiation, we should give some thought to what our best alternative is if we do not settle (that is, our Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement or BATNA.)
In various blogs throughout the years, I have discussed the unreliability of eyewitness testimony and of misidentification. But I am realizing the issue is more complex.
Divorces tend to be difficult and costly. In complicated situations, mediation can be an alternative that reduces conflict and helps settle differences.
“Know your worth. You must find the courage to leave the table if respect is no longer being served.” Tene Edwards
A podcast from JAMS featuring neutrals Patricia H. Thompson, Esq., FCIArb, and Bruce A. Edwards, Esq., on some of the top myths on ADR within the construction industry.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies across all industries and around the globe to recognize that there are differences in how their employees live and thrive.
If both husband and wife cannot agree on who should go or absolutely cannot live together, they can bring a motion to the Court to have exclusive possession of the home. But there are a lot of other options and considerations.
Mediators who want to build a successful private practice need to follow the same steps as anyone starting a new business. Marketing is difficult and time consuming.
As if in a way to celebrate the silver jubilee of these first mediation training workshops in India, comes along a very fine collection of writings on the topic of mediation & conciliation.
My dear friend Stefano Pavletic, a mediator from Milan Italy, has sent me this thoughtful and timely article that I hope readers will reflect upon.
Last week, I conducted a lemon law mediation which highlighted a very valuable lesson. People need to be heard, acknowledged, and told that what they are saying has merit.
As a professional, you’ve likely experienced workplace interactions, team meetings, broader organisation information sessions or even fun celebrations in which a delicate turning point in an interaction unexpectedly surfaces.
What do you say when you feel someone disrespects your spouse?
In conjunction with the National Center for State Courts and with funding from the State Justice Institute, a Mental Health and Mediation Handbook was developed.
Conflict Resolution is more than a soft skill – it is a deliberate and conscious effort that encompasses a bit of understanding about psychology, humanity, anthropology, and sociology.
Difficult Discussions are labeled difficult because they are filled with emotion and make us uncomfortable. These tips can help you show up as your best self.
[PODCAST] Reflecting on the Emotional and Psychological Dimensions of Alternative Dispute Resolution
A podcast from JAMS featuring Stephen H. Sulmeyer, J.D., Ph.D., and Hon. Lynn Duryee (Ret.) on the emotional and psychological dimensions of ADR and the impact on mediators, lawyers and all parties involved.