Have you ever thought about how different things would be if high level conflict resolution professionals were more involved in politics?
As efforts ramp up to address the impending eviction crisis, I thought I’d revisit studies of two existing eviction mediation programs (in Minnesota and St. Louis) that were published last year.
Naturally, as a Divorce Financial Advisor, I began thinking how these types of crypto assets were going to impact divorce settlements.
A quarter century ago, Professor Leonard Riskin published an article describing a grid of mediator orientations including a facilitative-evaluative dimension.
As difficult as a divorce can be for a married couple, it can be just as upsetting and confusing for the children of the relationship.
The United Nations this week took a big step in modeling conflict resolution for resolving workplace disputes.
A skilled mediator will rely on his/her professional expertise to evaluate each mediation's participants and then proceed with the appropriate approach for each mediation session.
Larger companies in the industry have access to formalized systems including human resources departments--what about others?
This article discusses pitfalls to avoid with settlement offers made under Code of Civil Procedure section 998.
There are a lot of reasons why couples decide to get divorced. Financial troubles, lack of communication, continual arguing, unrealistic expectations, lack of intimacy, infidelity, and abuse are among the more common reasons why couples split up.
In view of this article’s theme, which concerns the management of labor conflicts, we will focus in particular on the legal institute of mediation and its effectiveness.
Mediation is the fine art of getting everyone on the same page. To do this, one must bring their whole being to the table, to be present, and to look past their own biases to see the real person on either side of the issue.
The place of mediation in "the Conscious Business" proposed by executive coach Fred Kofman.
Psychological safety is an important element in successful, productive work cultures. So what does that look like?
It can be easy to get so wrapped up in the details of the present you forget about what is next. Do not make that mistake!
Separation is challenging; going through a separation during a pandemic can be more challenging.
To understand mediation, you must examine the reason behind having a mediator.
As many of you may know, mediation is not used as often as it should be to resolve international patent litigation. But is this also the case within the industry?
Mediation, in general, is a more informal and less widely used procedure than arbitration.
Mediate.com is ranked the top mediation website by Alexa in its April 14, 2021 global website rankings. In business since 1996, Mediate.com has over 25,000 searchable mediation articles, blog posts, news items and videos and hosts the most utilized mediator directory in the world.
One of the most important things a mediator must do- if not the most important- is to build trust and rapport with the parties. In pre-Covid days, this was a bit easier; the mediator could sit face to face with each party and schmooze.
While debriefing immediately after a co-mediation, an interesting question arose: “Does a reflection always have the same function regardless of the context?”
In getting ready to continue digging up the return of Traditional Mediation, I read Rachel Gupta’s article on this site and I am grateful to her for writing it.
A guide on best practices related to the collection and use mobile evidence and the software options available best suited to assist.
In preparation for the next international meeting on climate change in Glasgow in November 2021, it is important to begin thinking together, not only about outcomes, but ways of improving the process of meeting, discussing, and negotiating agreements on climate change.