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This is a short summary of what it is about:
This book is about expanding perspectives on common aspects of conflict experiences—before, during, and after they arise—through the use of reflective questions and commentary. Metaphors, plays on words, and other questioning methods invite readers to think and feel differently about these aspects and try new and different ways of viewing and being in conflict. The questions are also designed to expand the quest to become more conflict masterful by making the route there more interesting and positive.
Generally speaking, mediation is unregulated, which means that anyone may call themselves a "mediator" and any process involving a "mediator" is called "mediation." On October 22, 2014, I read a wonderful eBook by Brandon S. Peters titled "How to Select the Best Mediator." In his book, Mr. Peters makes the following statement, which I agree with completely: "Your success at mediation is directly tied to your choice of mediator.... The three most important elements of selecting the right mediator for your case: (1) Approach; (2) Style; and (3) Background...
Patricia M Porter- The holiday season is quickly approaching. Do you know what to get that special someone in your life? No fret. Let this Holiday Shopping List be your guide to the perfect holiday gift for the peace solver in your life. “As we struggle with shopping lists and invitations, compounded by December’s bad weather, it is good to be reminded that there are people in our lives who are worth this aggravation, and people to whom we are worth the same.” - Donald E. Westlake. Leave the aggravation behind and give a gift conflict resolution style.
The Olive Branch Blog- During this Thanksgiving week, I would like to give thanks for all the mediation
skills I learned that help me not only at the mediation table … but in everyday life too.
This list was derived from a video created by John Ford on the HR Mediator Channel. Thank-you, John, for your insightfulness.
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