“When there is a patient listener, the speaker starts listening to the speaker within the speaker.”
Disputes generally are an integral part of human interactions arising from different human transactions
Learn about a cyclist's positive perspective during Covid-19. Mediation provides a place for clients to gain perspective and, eventually, resolution.
The journey taken by the Lagos Multi-Door Courthouse (LMDC) from when it first started till now is a clear indication that there is a buy-in from all stakeholders and disputants that ADR through the LMDC works because of its success story -with access to justice as some literature has revealed.
At the heart of any dispute resolution process is Trust.
The reality of mediation practice in India is in stark contrast to mediation taught in theory.
Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s Golden Age. The objective of the Seven Keys is to encourage discussion among all stakeholders on navigating mediation’s best future.
After helping thousands of people resolve disagreements at work, I have found that you can help people with these two words.
I read an article about Why Do We Become Confrontational and it intrigued me to the point it acted as a catalyst to reach out to the author to request an interview. They accepted.
Whenever I make a presentation or moderate a session, I call the convenor or speaker afterwards and simply ask: How was it?
The article explains how mediator can facilitate disputing parties to resolve the dispute by making them understand what exactly they want. By using two case studies, the article highlights the skills used by the mediator in assisting the parties in negotiation.
At the conclusion of a recent conference, following superb presentations emphasizing the value of principled and interest-based negotiation by William Ury and Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, almost 100 mediators signed the "Edinburgh Declaration," an inspirational expression of belief and commitment. The Edinburgh Declaration explains why we mediate, something that is rarely publicly expressed.
Leadership is a skill. It is something everyone does at multiple points throughout their lives, whether they consider themselves leaders or not.
The metaphor of an iceberg has commonly been used as a metaphor about conflict.
This is a haiku that discusses the art of dispute resolution.
This article discusses the practical considerations or the do’s and don’ts of conducting a mediation online.
Being open to difficult feedback, even about racism, can help you grow.
Folklore was the class at university that fundamentally altered how I view the world.
After 47 empirical studies, the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section’s Task Force report, “Research on Mediator Techniques,” was perplexing.
This article critically analyses the various flaws in the 6-day negotiation that took place between the Indian and Pakistani Government with respect to the Liaquat-Nehru Pact. It throws light on the fact that though this negotiation wasn't principally ethical or viable but was very much required to save the world from becoming a spectator to yet another war.
Arbitral Community Mobilizes to Adapt to the COVID-19 Crisis through Increased Use of Electronic Proceedings
Fundamentally, mediators work with people’s psychologies and identities, their worldviews and self-views - everything that makes up what it is to be a human being.
Conflict is inherent and pulsating in every situation or aspect of life.
Mediation is rarely taught as a core subject in business schools, law schools and other professional curricula, despite the fact that an increasing number of jurisdictions now provide for some form of court sponsored mediation.