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Join me at the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Conference to learn about “Verbal Atemi – A Technique for Creative Disruption

Join me at the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Conference to learn about “Verbal Atemi – A Technique for Creative Disruption

Tomorrow, I have the pleasure of presenting at the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution’s Spring Conference in Washington DC. This workshop will focus on how to creatively disrupt negative patterns of communication by using innovative and unpredictable approaches to

Current Events Conflict Chat with….Pattie Porter and Stephen Kotev – Listen in on 9/27 at 8 pm Eastern

Current Events Conflict Chat with….Pattie Porter and Stephen Kotev – Listen in on 9/27 at 8 pm Eastern

Got Conflict? If you have a conflict with someone and are not sure how to handle it, then let us know. Here is your opportunity to ask your question with Conflict Management experts who are mediators, conflict coaches and facilitators on

Verbal Aikido – Manage Verbal Attacks Peacefully and Effectively – 8/23 at 8 pm Eastern

Verbal Aikido – Manage Verbal Attacks Peacefully and Effectively – 8/23 at 8 pm Eastern

Verbal Aikido is a means of communication that enables the practitioner to transform verbal attacks, both effectively and peacefully. This philosophy comes from the Japanese martial art of Aikido that seeks to transform ‘attackers’ into training partners. It’s a fun

4/26 Conflict Chat with….Pattie Porter, Stephen Kotev and Abigail R. C. McManus is now available for download and streaming

4/26 Conflict Chat with….Pattie Porter, Stephen Kotev and Abigail R. C. McManus is now available for download and streaming

In this week’s conflict chat we discussed the tragic death of New Orleans Saints star defensive end Will Smith and what happens to you when someone becomes emotionally hijacked. Listen in to learn how to better control these responses and

De-Escalation Techniques to Avoid Violence in the Dispute Resolution Process – 12/18 – Columbus, Ohio

De-Escalation Techniques to Avoid Violence in the Dispute Resolution Process – 12/18 – Columbus, Ohio

On December 18th, I’ll be giving a presentation for the Columbus Bar Association on De-Escalation Techniques to Avoid Violence in the Dispute Resolution Process. I am honored to be co-presenting with a member of the Columbus Police Department’s Crisis Negotiation

Somatic Skills for Conflict Resolvers Offered at the University of Waterloo

Somatic Skills for Conflict Resolvers Offered at the University of Waterloo

This week I will have the great pleasure of teaching somatic skills to conflict resolvers from the University of Waterloo and Conrad Grebel University College. This workshop is being offered in conjunction with Grebel’s Certificate in Conflict Management with participants

ABA – Section of Dispute Resolution: FREE WEBINAR | Tuesday, April 28th | Register TODAY! Is Your ADR Safe? Reducing the Risk of Violence Before, During and After Sessions

ABA – Section of Dispute Resolution: FREE WEBINAR | Tuesday, April 28th | Register TODAY! Is Your ADR Safe? Reducing the Risk of Violence Before, During and After Sessions

The ABA Dispute Resolution Section, Mediation Committee is pleased to announce our second monthly teleconference of 2015. Please join us on Tuesday, April 28th at 12pm. Many ADR professionals saw the headlines when an angry mediation participant shot two other participants