September 2010 Blog Posts (34)

Mindfulness & Body Language

Greetings from the 'Land Down Under'!



While traveling in Australia, primarily for holidays, those who know me know I always manage to do some work too! With that said, last week I gave a talk at Southern Cross University's Lismore campus which was also broadcasted to two other campuses (hooray for technology!).



The topic was on basic nonverbal verbal communication- how to use it properly and also how to identify certain gestures used by others. I will not go into the… Continue

Added by Jeff Thompson on September 29, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

A Reflection on September's Webinar on Citizens & Collaboration

September’s webinar on Citizens & Collaboration by Joan Sabott offered an insightful look at the power of collaborative dialogue processes in highly contentious conflicts. Using her work on road sharing issues between motorists and cyclists, as well as local impacts to Colorado communities, she touched on five elements I feel are incredibly important in integrative processes for conflict resolution. The five elements are:…



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Added by Eric Cissell on September 29, 2010 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Why Mediation?

Why get into Mediation? Most of you reading this have probably asked yourself this at least once. If your experience was similar to mine, you also had to answer questions like "what is mediation? So your like a judge or something? What can you do with that?" Nearly two years ago, I had to ask myself these questions. I knew a little about mediation through negotiation and law classes I took in undergrad. However, I could barely answer the same questions my family and… Continue

Added by Matthew J Starman on September 28, 2010 at 10:11pm — No Comments

Why Mediation Works for First Nations

Mediation can provide a rich opportunity for First Nations to address community issues related to governance, land, and resources as well as…

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Added by Gillian Saxby on September 28, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Hello ADRhub - My Introduction

My first blog entry!



Before jumping into various ADR topics of interest, let me begin by introducing myself. My name is Eric Cissell, a Negotiation and Dispute Resolution graduate student of the Werner Institute at Creighton University and a full-time supplier management employee at one of the largest aerospace manufacturers in the world.




My education and career goals revolve around the study, development, and…

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Added by Eric Cissell on September 28, 2010 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Public Invited to Comment on Proposed SEC Ombuds Office

The Securities and Exchange Commission is calling for public commentary on proposed regulatory initiatives under the Dodd-Frank Act, including the new Ombuds for the Office of the Investor Advocate. Members of the public can express their view by email or an online form.



The new SEC Ombuds will be named by the head of the Office of the Investor Advocate, who is appointed by the SEC Chair. The Investor Advocate will be responsible for…
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Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on September 28, 2010 at 10:52am — No Comments

Communication skills gap revealed in end of life care

From www.NursingTimes.net:



Nurses do not have the skills needed to talk to patients about their end of life care, research has found.

The research, by the NHS national end of life care programe, discovered that while most health and social care staff have some involvement in end of life care, the majority have not…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on September 27, 2010 at 11:11pm — No Comments

Whats Happening [October 28th, 2010]



The Power of One

Susan Diehl- The power of one: one… Continue

Added by ADRhub.com - Creighton NCR on September 27, 2010 at 10:54pm — No Comments

ADRhub.com Podcast Series #4- JAMS Foundation Grants



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Episode #4

JAMS Foundation Grants

Join host Jeff Thompson and guest Jay Welsh of the JAMS Foundation as they discuss the recent grant to study diversity in Conflict Resolution field as well as an overview of the JAMS Foundation Grants…

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Added by ADRhub Podcast on September 27, 2010 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Why I am in love with mediation

(Originally posted on Absolution Mediation)…

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Added by Jason Dykstra on September 27, 2010 at 4:50pm — 2 Comments

Loss of Public Education Ombudsman May be an Issue in Washington, DC School Board Election

The election of school board members in Washington, DC has returned attention to the public schools Ombuds Office that was shuttered in August 2009. Some school officials and activists say restoring the Office of the Ombudsman for Public Education is a crucial aspect of reform implementation for the next school board.…


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Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on September 26, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Ombuds Job Postings for September 2010

Currently open searches for Organizational Ombuds.



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Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on September 24, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Obama Announces New U.S. Approach At U.N.

I thought some might find this interesting:

NEW YORK (WCBS 880/ CBS 2/AP) - President Barack Obama told a U.N. conference that the United States is changing its approach to development to focus less on spending money and more on really helping countries develop.

That means using diplomacy, trade, investment policies and other resources to help them prosper.

The changed approach is spelled out in the administration’s new global development policy,…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on September 23, 2010 at 8:54pm — No Comments

The Power of One

Originally posted at www.thebusinessmediator.blogspot.com





The power of one: one voice, one direction, one result. I am speaking of the power of one team--aligned and guiding those around them swiftly, purposefully and cohesively. The results of sustained alignment are dramatic. How often have… Continue

Added by Susan M Diehl on September 23, 2010 at 2:56pm — No Comments

My Introduction to ADRHub

Hello members of ADRhub, and others who have wondered their way onto to this Blog.



I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce myself and talk about a few things. My name is Matt Starman and I am a soon-to-be graduate of the Werner Institute at Creighton University. Part of practicum entails that I contribute to this site on a regular basis. It is my hope that my blogs and posts are entertaining and at the very least thought provoking. This is my first blog, not just on this site but… Continue

Added by Matthew J Starman on September 21, 2010 at 9:55pm — 1 Comment

The Use of Mediation in Government

These days it is important for governments to have flexible and accessible ways to resolve conflict as part of doing "normal business". The explicit use of government mediation has proven beneficial for all levels of government.…
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Added by Gillian Saxby on September 19, 2010 at 6:59pm — No Comments

"What's Happening" Sept. 20th, 210



Is the Conflict Specialist a leader?

Ran Kuttner- Parallel to the…
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Added by ADRhub.com - Creighton NCR on September 19, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Cops Called To Mediation Session

Cops Called To Sto-Rox High School When Mediation Goes Bad

Shouting, Pushing Breaks Out During Group Session With 12 Girls

STOWE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Police officers were called to Sto-Rox High School after reports of a large disturbance and a fight involving female students Tuesday morning.

"I talked to some of these gals and I told them, you…

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Added by Jeff Thompson on September 18, 2010 at 11:08am — No Comments

ADRhub.com Podcast Series #3- Spirituality & Mediation



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Episode #3

Spirituality & Mediation

Join host Jeff Thompson and guest William Mercer as they recap William's recent presentation at the NYC-DR Roundtable (monthly) Breakfast Series sponsored by CUNY John Jay College &…

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Added by ADRhub Podcast on September 18, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

NPR Job Posting Highlights Duties of News Ombuds

National Public Radio is soliciting applications for the position of Ombudsman. This is one of the most high-profile News Ombuds in the U.S., and not the type of position for which there is often a public search. The job posting highlights the similarities and differences between Organizational Ombuds and News Ombuds.



POSITION DESCRIPTION:



The primary role of NPR’s Ombudsman is to…
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Added by Tom A. Kosakowski on September 17, 2010 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

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