The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast from Susan Guthrie, Esq.

Zoom Fatigue: It’s Real and It’s Exhausting so What’s a Mediator to Do? on the Learn to Mediate Online Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. #117

July 21, 2020

Have you noticed that you are exhausted after a day filled with video-conferences?  How can this be when you haven't left your computer for hours?   "Zoom Fatigue"  is a very real phenomena and presents an especially tricky problem for online dispute resolution professionals who make their living, especially during quarantine, through the online platform.  In this episode, Susan Guthrie, explores just why online conferencing is just so exhausting and most importantly, what you can do about it!  It is important to identify this problem, both for yourself as well as for your participants, so that proper precautions and practices can be put in place to keep everyone fresh and at their best.  You don't want participants making decisions out of fatigue and this episode has all the tips you need to keep everyone, including you, fresh!



About Our Host: Susan Guthrie, nationally recognized as one of the Top Family Law and Mediation Attorneys in the country, has been helping individuals and families navigate separation and divorce for 30 years. Susan provides online divorce mediation and legal coaching services to select clients around the world.

As a leading dispute resolution professional, Susan is honored to serve on the Executive Council of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Dispute Resolution Section as the Membership Officer and to be a Co-Chair of the Mediation Committee. Susan also is one of the leading experts in online mediation in the country and trains other professionals in the practical and ethical considerations of conducting their mediations online through her business Learn to Mediate Online ( To date, more than 15,000 dispute resolution professionals have benefited from her online mediation training program which is available through LIVE webinars. See the website for dates and times.

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Susan has been featured in and on media outlets such as CNBC, Market Watch, Forbes, Eye on Chicago, WGN, the ABA’s Just Resolutions Magazine, Thrive Global, The Nook Online among others. She is licensed to practice law in the States of California and Connecticut as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Susan's other Podcasts: After a year and half of co-creating and co-hosting the award winning podcast, Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast which reached over 3 million listeners, Susan recently launched her fresh and inspiring new podcast, The Divorce and Beyond Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq. which debuted on iTunes “Top Podcasts” List for self-help podcasts. Divorce & Beyond is focused on pulling back the curtain on the mysteries of the divorce process and bringing tips and resources to help people to thrive and shine in their new future beyond divorce.


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