Negotiation Articles

Negotiation Articles


How Do We Tell our Friends We’re Getting a Divorce?

(2/26/21)Amanda Singer

Recently I had a client ask me, “How do we say to our friends we’re getting a divorce?”

CON·FLICT

(2/26/21)Kathleen Kauth

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

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.

Adversarial Ethics and the Responsibilities of Mediation Associations

(2/26/21)Julian Granka Ferguson

Adversarial ethics, or the ethics of competition, are an unfortunately overlooked field of moral philosophy.

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.

Ways to Practice Building Your Emotional Intelligence

(2/25/21)Nathan Vu

Emotional intelligence (EQ) plays a major part in negotiation.

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.

Keeping the Marital Home in Divorce and Pitfalls for the Unwary

(2/19/21)Mary Salisbury

In most marriages there is a marital home/the kids' childhood home and it’s often the largest asset--and the largest source of conflict.

How to Find Help From Domestic Violence

(2/18/21)Lena Borrelli

This article looks at how to prevent violent conflicts, especially while quarantined.

Lawyers are from Mars, Clients are from Venus– and Mediators Can Help Communicate in Space

(2/12/21)John Lande

Litigation often is extremely stressful for clients, and the process aggravates feelings of loss and grief, which interfere with their ability to negotiate effectively and reach agreements.

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?

The Ten or Twelve Top Reasons (More or Less) for Not Mediating a Dispute - Revisited

(2/11/21)Colm Brannigan

At the beginning of a new year, it seems a good time to look back on some of the common excuses, sorry, reasons, for refusing to mediate that occasionally continue to circulate especially in litigated cases.

Why are Lawyers Good Mediators?

(2/11/21)Anwar Kashif Mumtaz

In court, a lawyer’s role may be likened that of the client’s champion, and in most cases they represent their clients with great focus and passion.

H.E.R.E are the Steps You Need to Take to Have a Transformational, Conflict-Positive Conversation

(2/11/21)Dawn Bedlivy, Kim Faircloth

By the time Lee visited HR to request a mediation, he was frustrated and mad.

Valentines Day and Divorce

(2/09/21)Marian Grande

Valentine’s Day; the most romantic day of the year. Some love it, some hate it, but you cannot deny that Valentine’s Day is synonymous with love, affection, adoration, chocolates, and flowers.

Timing is Everything Again

(2/08/21)Oran Kaufman

They say that in real estate the key is “location, location, location.” It could certainly be argued that in mediation the parallel is “Timing, timing, timing.”

Open- v Closed-Ended Questions

(2/05/21)Andrea Schneider

I’m about to teach a bit on interviewing and counseling and am using a fun video on different types of questions courtesy of my nieces.

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.

Five Principles to Maximize Chances of Success in Mediation

(2/05/21)Rachel Gupta

As a current mediator who has for years also been litigation counsel representing clients in mediation, I have noticed that there may sometimes be a disconnect between what mediators and litigators each expect from mediation and from each other.

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.

The Opportunity of Rejection

(2/05/21)Sunny Sassaman

Fear of rejection can inhibit ones possibilities to reach full potential in life and in the mediation room. Based on an experiment of actively seeking rejection, what can a mediator learn from the connection between conflict and rejection?

"Whatever you do for me, without me, you do to me"

(2/02/21)Keri Morris

Too commonly I hear the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi referred to as partnership, protection and participation.

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.

Dealing with VIP Privilege in Mediation

(2/02/21)Rukmani Menon

Working with egos and emotions is considered an obvious task for a Mediator and this responsibility is heightened when the parties involved are high profile individuals or global brands.

Mediate.com Instructor Discusses Implicit Bias: We All Have It

(1/27/21)Nina Meierding

Nina Meierding discusses her training on implicit bias, and what we can do to become "bias aware."

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