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Lorraine Segal

Inner Tools to Survive Workplace Bullying (part 2)

(12/15/17)Lorraine Segal

Letting go of resentments is a powerful tool to help you survive and heal from workplace bullying.

Cinnie Noble

Mind Your Own Beeswax

(12/01/17)Cinnie Noble

As a kid, I remember using the phrase “mind your own beeswax” – instead of mind your own business – as a reaction to others who were being nosy.

Lorraine Segal

Inner Tools to Survive Workplace Bullying

(11/27/17)Lorraine Segal

Those of us who have survived workplace bullying or mobbing (bullying by a group) know how awful and traumatizing it is.

Beth Graham

SCOTUS to Hear Oral Argument Over Constitutionality of Review of Patents

(11/27/17)Beth Graham

Next week, the nation’s highest court will consider whether the controversial process that is currently used by the United States Patent and Trademark Office to analyze the validity of and cancel existing patents is constitutional.

Shirli Kirschner

Conciliation

(11/17/17)Shirli Kirschner

What are the origins of conciliation in Australia?

Cinnie Noble

Bringing Your Best Self to a Conflict

(11/17/17)Cinnie Noble

How is the best version of yourself different from the second best version of you?

Cinnie Noble

Crying Your Eyes Out

(11/10/17)Cinnie Noble

Recently a conflict management coaching client told me she had “cried her eyes out” about a dispute she is having with a co-worker.

Tammy Lenski

Go Back to the Future to Discover How Your Agreement Could Fail

(11/06/17)Tammy Lenski

When we’ve put in effort to solve a problem, we want our solution, decision, or agreement to have every chance at long-run success.

Dan Simon

The Only Impartial Direction is Up

(11/06/17)Dan Simon

Here’s me trying to persuade another mediator that she’s not being impartial if settlement is her goal. I’m not going to be able to persuade her, but what do you think?

Ronald S. Kraybill

What Not to Say After Violence

(10/27/17)Ronald S. Kraybill

An Important Choice: What to Do and Say After Violence?

Meredith Richardson

When Your Game Face Makes You Out of Touch With Your Emotions

(10/27/17)Meredith Richardson

What would help to process what is going on for you and help you to make any conscious changes?

Phyllis Pollack

Micro-Inequities

(10/23/17)Phyllis Pollack

One of the unexpected obligations as a lecturer in law at a major university is that I must participate in harassment prevention training. One topic caught my attention although it was barely mentioned: micro-affirmations.

Lorraine Segal

The Kindness of Strangers—Wildfires, Empathy, and Conflict

(10/23/17)Lorraine Segal

Kindness and empathy can defuse conflict at work, or disagreements even in the midst of disasters.

Ronald S. Kraybill

Teambuilding Exercises

(10/06/17)Ronald S. Kraybill

Isolation and polarization are big threats today.

Phyllis Pollack

Expanding The Benefits of An Apology!

(9/29/17)Phyllis Pollack

On July 13, 2017, Hong Kong’s Legislative Council passed an Apology Law.

Lorraine Segal

Your Rules/Their Rules in Conflict Management

(9/22/17)Lorraine Segal

This article discusses the Zen at the Gym (part 3).

Maria Simpson

Disagreeing

(9/22/17)Maria Simpson

“Recognize the strengths of the other guy’s argument and the weaknesses of your own. Keep an open mind while listening.” - by Jake Sullivan.

Patricia Porter

What Is Wrong With My Good Intentions?

(9/14/17)Patricia Porter

How do I make my intentions to be conflict competent a reality?

Tammy Lenski

Can Your Beliefs About Someone Alter Their Behavior?

(9/14/17)Tammy Lenski

If you believe someone is aggressive, could they behave more aggressively with you than with others?

Michael A. Zeytoonian

What is Your Goal? Winning or Fixing?

(9/08/17)Michael A. Zeytoonian

What do you want? It’s a pretty simple question, really.

Phyllis Pollack

The Power of Silence

(9/01/17)Phyllis Pollack

While I have known that silence can be a powerful tool in my mediation tool box, I never really thought about until I read a recent article posted on the BBC news website called “The subtle power of uncomfortable silences."

Larry Susskind

Big Data, Urban Science and the Search for New Ways of Improving Life in the City

(8/25/17)Larry Susskind

Imagine you had all the data you could possibly want about a city. What might you do with all this information to help improve the quality of life in the city?

Lorraine Segal

Civil Conversations with “the Enemy”—A Tool for Working through Conflict

(8/25/17)Lorraine Segal

How can you have a civil conversation with people you think are absolutely wrong, even evil?

Dan Simon

Why Don’t Transformative Mediations Get Violent?

(8/11/17)Dan Simon

“It’s important to set ground rules at the start of a mediation, and then you can remind the parties of those rules if they get off track later,” said a trainee in one of my mediation courses.

Phyllis Pollack

The Need to Dance; the Fear of Failure

(8/08/17)Phyllis Pollack

The other day, I received a telephone call from an attorney wondering if I could conduct a mediation on very short notice.

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