Is Your Mediator Stupid Enough?

I recently read an interesting article by a mediation trainer suggesting that he actively encourages new mediators to become “more stupid.”  In the article, Michael Jacobs contends that “stupidity and…

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Bracketology

In virtually every mediation that bogs down, I am asked about the use of brackets. Brackets have their place but to state the obvious: the use of brackets will not…

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Narrative Mediation

For the past 18 months or so, I have been studying and trying to implement in my mediation practice, techniques from a “discipline” called Narrative Mediation. Narrative Mediation is not…

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