There are times when we may say we feel ‘out of control’ when we are in conflict and that means different things to different people. The description of what ‘out of control’ means will differ among us and typically, being out of control is not a positive experience for ourselves or the other person. It seems that this sentiment is expressed when we react strongly to being provoked and say or do things that we consider uncharacteristic and, perhaps, unreasoned, unreasonable and even…Continue
Added by Cinnie Noble on September 27, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments
JAMS Foundation Awards More than $170,000 in Grants
September 26, 2012
Irvine, Calif. – The nonprofit JAMS Foundation announced that it approved eight new grants to organizations using innovative ways to promote and advance conflict prevention and dispute resolution. The Foundation will distribute the money in the form of three Foundation Grants, which provide financial support up to $50,000 for ADR initiatives with national impact, and five…Continue
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We all have at least one person we wish we could make disappear...without getting in trouble! It’s not magic. It’s proven methods to communicate, mediate, and resolve stressful misunderstandings, happily ever after, and so no one gets fired or mired in continuous conflict. This show, based on the recent book release, will dig deeper than personalities, include the impact of stress,…
Added by Patricia M Porter on September 26, 2012 at 1:03am — No Comments
While I love packing for trips, I’m no fan of airports — what with the $8 water, security theater, uninspiring shopping, and nagging, low-level mix of boredom and fear. (There’s probably a German word for…Continue
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The Texas Conflict Coach® Blog Talk Radio show announces the following shows starting
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October 2nd: Mediate Don't Litigate: Part One -The High Cost of Going to Court
Guest: Daniel Preston Dozier
Guest Host: Stephen Kotev
Have you ever heard someone threaten “I’ll see you in…
Added by Patricia M Porter on September 24, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
Cyberweek is in not only in English & Spanish - for the first time ever, it's in Italian as well!
Check out the Italian section of this truly international, online conference on Online Dispute Resolution at
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New York County Commercial Division Justice Bernard J. Fried (Ret.) Joins JAMS
September 20, 2012
New York – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Hon. Bernard J. Fried (Ret.) to its panel. Justice Fried will be based in the JAMS New York Resolution Center. He…Continue
Added by Kevin Aschenbrenner on September 20, 2012 at 1:51pm — No Comments
Forgive and forget is one of those common statements said to someone after they have been in a conflict. It may be to encourage them to move on, to not be bothered anymore with what occurred, to stop fretting, to let themselves and the other person ‘off the hook’, and so on. Often this expression is stated flippantly though - out of impatience or lack of understanding. It may be said in sympathy and beseechingly.
What about this expression when it comes to conflict mastery? Sometimes…Continue
Added by Cinnie Noble on September 20, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments
My sweet tooth will be my undoing.Continue
Added by Brad Heckman on September 19, 2012 at 6:46pm — No Comments
U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeff Kaplan (Ret.) Joins JAMS
September 19, 2012
Dallas – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Hon. Jeff Kaplan (Ret.) to its panel. Judge Kaplan will be based in the JAMS Dallas Resolution Center and is the 39th federal judge to join JAMS. The…Continue
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Stephen Kotev and I help you figure out how to resolve conflicts in the workplace. In this episode we pick up where “A Manager’s Dilemma: How do YOU figure…Continue
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For this blog entry, I corresponded with transformative mediators from the USA and Europe, and asked them what surprised them most about their work. Here's what they said.
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(Originally posted at www.EnjoyMediation.com)
Metaphors are easily overlooked yet are incredibly powerful. The use of metaphors during conflict can either help parties move towards resolution or compound differences and push the interaction further along the downward spiral of negative conflict.
Added by Jeff Thompson on September 17, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments
CoFO will hold its 11th Annual Conference on Monday, October 29, 2012, at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Virginia. The event is open to those who are working as Ombuds in the Federal sector and anyone just interested in the role. Individuals thinking about creating the role within their agency are especially invited to attend.
The CoFO conference will feature three distinguished speakers:
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ENOHE will hold its 10th annual conference at St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford, on April 11-13, 2013. The meeting will be hosted the Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education in England and Wales and will examine the implications of a more consumer-focused environment for University Ombudsmen. The cost is £450 for bookings before December 31, 2012 (£500 thereafter) and includes:
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On the 11th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks,
we remember all of those that were lost.…Continue
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Illinois Appellate Court Judge Hon. Sheila M. O’Brien (Ret.) Joins JAMS
September 13, 2012
Chicago – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Hon. Sheila M. O’Brien (Ret.) to its panel. Justice O’Brien will be based in the JAMS Chicago Resolution Center. She will serve as an arbitrator, mediator and special master in a variety of disputes including Appellate,…Continue
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