This haiku discusses the power of simple and basic communication.
(7/30/21)Ronald S. Kraybill
With COVID19 cases rocketing once again, old questions return. We are all inescapably affected by the behaviors of others on this so we have to work out the answers with other people around us.
Recently, I discussed an empirical study conducted by University of Hawaii Professor Justin D. Levinson and Mark Bennett, U. S. District Judge (ret.) on 239 sitting federal and state judges regarding their implicit bias towards “largely favored minority groups”.
This Article confirms what many dispute resolution professionals have long feared – that alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes, such as mediation and arbitration, are still not well understood by the general public.
FOI Alyson Carrel (Northwestern) and LCSW Jasmine Atwell (Loyola ‘JD22) recently discussed Sharon Press and Ellen Deason’s new article, “Mediation: Embedded Assumptions of Whiteness?.”
Earlier this month, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law adopted the UNCITRAL Mediation Rules, the UNCITRAL Notes on Mediation, and the Guide to Enactment and Use of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Mediation and International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation.
Growing up is complicated enough on its own. Having parents' divorce can make it even harder. To avoid the psychological effects of divorce on children, parents should go through the process gracefully.
“Once a wound has healed, it cannot bleed again.”
A common question at my initial free consultation with clients is, “Will I need to have a lawyer?” or, “Am I going to have to hire a lawyer?”
One beautiful morning my toddler was playing in his Cozy Coupe toy car when it was time for me to take him to playgroup.
(7/23/21)Dusty and Vicky Rhoades, Dan Simon
Constructive dialogue is essential in our world today, and indeed, transformative. It has the ability to open our eyes to the pain of others as well as our own.
The UK Civil Justice Council recently issued a report determining that parties to a civil dispute can legally be compelled to participate in an ADR process (e.g., mandatory mediation) and that doing so could also be desirable under certain circumstances.
The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law adopted a simplified insolvency regime that recommends mediation to resolve disputes between financial sector creditors and small debtors during its 54th Session.
Conflict Coaching, Conflict Consulting, Counseling or Mediation, what is the difference?
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed numerous areas of our lives, including education.
When you’re arguing, the worst thing that you can do is expect one person to come out of the argument victorious.
In the middle of the desert and savannahs, and in big and small cities – far from home – it feels we are defined only by our presence in the moment.
Why do mediators request briefs from the parties? No- it is not just to learn about the case.
This article examines this author's perspective on immigration from a conflict resolution perspective.
A light-hearted comparison of mediators and cats.
There are multiple instances where there is conflict without resolution. However, we can see examples in the gang truce where resolution has been possible.
When you encourage and compliment your clients, you will discover the power of your words in the mediation process.
(7/12/21)Ronald S. Kraybill
Like it or not, there’s no going back to the old ways of leading and managing. We must expand the skill set of leaders at all levels.
BrewDog is the latest ‘name’ brand to hit national news headlines for the worst of reasons: former staff coming together to ‘expose’ what they claim is a toxic culture of fear, bullying, and lies.
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Let’s reflect on our experiences, the mistakes we made, the lessons we learned and the conflicts we resolved.