Category Archives: Diversity

From Casinos to Universities: Teaching Negotiation and Mediation

So, I am honored to have been invited to teach at Pepperdine University’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution in May 2012, and in January 2013.  How did this happen? I’ve been teaching mediation advocacy and negotiation for years, mostly to … Continue reading

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Shift to Professional Mediators vs. Diplomats in Warring Countries? Cool.

Great news.  Foreign governments are promoting professional private mediators as an effective method of resolving world conflicts.  They actually recognize the value of professional mediators working to resolve conflicts  rather than diplomats.  Private mediators lack the political baggage that diplomats … Continue reading

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Meet the Mediators

If you want to meet many of the most talented mediators in the world, come join us in Denver April 13-15, 2011.  I’m not kidding.  This is one of the best meetings of the year. I have always enjoyed the ABA … Continue reading

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