By Steven G. Mehta The long awaited results of a trial San Luis Obispo recently came down. The trial that [...]
I thought I would start this week by creating a new feature reflecting the history of mediation. This feature will discuss mediation as the term has been used in history, and how mediation has worked, not worked or been used in historical terms. This feature will try to use documents or news from the past to reflect on the history of mediation.
By Steven G. Mehta I recently saw an interesting essay on anger, its cause, and the reasons behind it that [...]
By Steven G. Mehta There have been several recent verdicts on elder abuse cases. Some of them have had defense [...]
How people verbally fight and address conflict can have a direct consequence on their stress levels. New research shows that the way you argue has a direct connection to the amount of stress you create from that argument.
We have all heard of Type A personalities. We may have even heard of type B personalities (the lesser known cousin because it is the type that has a healthy expression of feelings, commitment to something, and desire) but have you heard about a Type C personality? A new book discusses this new type of personality and its effects on the person.
Some of you may have seen the mediation in Wedding Crashers. For those of you that didn't, you can see it along with some negotiation advice in my post about Wedding Crashers Negotiation and Mediation Lessons.
By Steven G. Mehta Congratulations to Diane Levin for her blog Mediation Channel being selected as one of the top [...]
There is often a discussion of the differences in mandatory or voluntary mediation. Some people believe that mandatory mediation is not as effective as voluntary. Whereas, others believe that the process is as effective, but that the parties come to the two different mediations with different perspectives. I recently read a book that shed some new light on this topic.