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How writing a book is like a mediation

It may seem odd to compare writing a book to taking part in mediation but there are some surprising parallels!

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The 10th Anniversary Blog!

It is 10 years since I set up Mediation4 and in this blog I reflect on what has been achieved and how the future looks.

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Workplace Mediation Training - what has changed in 9 years?

9 years on from producing our first listing of mediation training providers, what has changed in our latest version?

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Defining what ‘TRUST’ means in a workplace relationship

Trust is often something employees want from colleagues - but what does trust mean? How can we help people better articulate what is meant by trust?

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10 Questions HR Ask About Workplace Mediation

Providing answers to some of the questions HR professionals most commonly ask about workplace mediation.

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Why are managers not addressing workplace conflict?

Is there sufficient line manager training in managing conflict and are there barriers to applying the training?

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The Biggest Mistake You Can Make When Mediating Between Employees

Missing this key element in mediation means you are unlikely to reach a robust resolution.

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Employee conflict in the ‘new normal’ – and how to deal with it

The pandemic has potentially changed the way we work forever. But what will the 'new normal' mean for employee conflict?

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The Four Elements of Respect. Exploring what respect in the workplace means.

In mediation people often say 'I want them to show me some respect.' But what do they mean by 'respect'?

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Saying NO to mediation

This happens rarely but on occasions I say I won't mediate. Why would I do this? It seems odd but sometimes saying no to mediation is the best option. ...

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