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Mediation in Jewish Midrash - The Mediator as Peacemaker

A friend of mine just called to my attention a wonderful “midrash” – that is, a form of rabbinical storytelling that explores ethics and values in biblical texts — concerning mediation:

“… Alexander of Macedon paid a visit to a king at the end of the world, who showed him much silver and gold. Alexander said, ‘I have not come to see your silver and gold — it is your legal customs I have come to…

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Added by Glenn M. Gottlieb on March 13, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Use of Triage in Mediation

Notes from the Front Line



USE OF TRIAGE IN MEDIATION

By Glenn M. Gottlieb, Esq. - Mediator-Attorney; Principal, Gottlieb Mediation



I have recently conducted several complex mediation sessions involving multiple parties and multiple issues, where I found the use of a form of “triage” highly useful. Triage is more often associated with medical practice in disaster or battlefield… Continue

Added by Glenn M. Gottlieb on July 28, 2010 at 12:36pm — No Comments

USE OF WEB TECHNOLOGY FOR LONG DISTANCE MEDIATION

I have been engaged in a long distance divorce mediation recently - the wife is currently residing in another country with the children, and the husband is here in the U.S. The challenges, of course, have been to bring the parties together for the mediation sessions, along with being able to share information on a real-time basis to facilitate the negotiations.



Dealing with Time Zone Differences



In terms of bringing the parties together at all, the time change has been enough… Continue

Added by Glenn M. Gottlieb on May 19, 2010 at 9:48pm — 1 Comment

"Waiting for No" and Other Ineffective Bargaining Strategies

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“Waiting for No” and Other Ineffective Bargaining Strategies

by: Glenn M. Gottlieb, Esq., Attorney-Mediator



One of the most valuable roles an effective mediator can play is that of “educator.” Parties caught up in a dispute – hardened in their adversarial positions – naturally tend to retreat to “safe” ideas and “tried and true” strategies. Unfortunately, to paraphrase Will Rogers, “It isn’t what we don’t know that gives us trouble;… Continue

Added by Glenn M. Gottlieb on June 29, 2009 at 11:14am — No Comments

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Advanced Combined Claims Negotiation at Offices of American Institute of Mediation

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At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be adept at implementing negotiation strategies to obtain the best results for their clients or organizations, including but not limited to:Recognizing and foreseeing opponents’ negotiation strategies in order to anticipate their next moves;Integrating game theory into their negotiating strategy to maximize bargaining position;Countering negotiation tactics by identifying them and being prepared with the right response to render them…See More
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