Mediation training comes in a multitude of flavors. To make sure you get really good training and an excellent return on your training investment, here’s a guide to help you choose the right flavor for you. Questions to ask yourself Start with your own clarity. Your answers to the following questions help you steer yourself […]
Mediation business and marketing
I used to write a fair amount about the mediation business, ADR marketing, and starting a mediation career. Here's a selection about starting and running a mediation business and marketing mediation in ways you can feel proud of and build genuine connection with your market.
A life of supreme joy and, occasionally, of profound despair
Your biggest mediation competition isn’t who you think it is. It’s not the mediator down the street who’s been in business for a decade and whose name is synonymous with mediation in your region. It isn’t the legal firm one building over. It isn’t the newly minted mediator across town who’s known well from a […]
I am about to split hairs. But it’s for a good cause. I’m going to split hairs because I want to create a quick reference guide to which I can point people who contact me about (1) hiring me as their mediator, (2) hiring a mediator in general, and (3) becoming a mediator. Since public […]
My publisher sent a lovely email to tell me my book, Making Mediation Your Day Job, is a finalist for Book of the Year in ForeWord Review’s annual awards. It was selected from 1,400 entries. My smile at the news grew wider when my sister pointed out that there was a typo (now corrected) that […]
A few years ago, I and my Woodbury College faculty colleagues Susanne Terry and Alice Estey published an article on mediator training and preparation in ACResolution. Last week’s Cafe Mediate podcast got me thinking about that article again – it’s content is still valid and the topic still timely. So, with my colleagues’ agreement, I’m […]