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Ten Success Secrets from Top (Non-Starving) Mediators

Yes, There Is Money in Mediation! Ten Success Secrets from Top (Non-Starving) Mediators. It isn’t exactly easy to make big...

By Dottie DeHart
How to Make Money as a Mediator (Book Review) author.

How to Make Money as a Mediator (Book Review)

How to Make Money as a Mediator (And Create Value for Everyone) By Jeffrey Krivis and Naomi Lucks Published by...

By Jeffrey Krivis, Mark Loeterman
Stop Living the Lie! You Can Earn a Living as a Professional Mediator, Even Where the Courts Offer Mediation for Free author.

Stop Living the Lie! You Can Earn a Living as a Professional Mediator, Even Where the Courts Offer Mediation for Free

Never ever suggest they don’t have to pay you. What they pay for, they’ll value. What they get for free,...

By Philip Mulford
Book Review: How to Make Money as a Mediator by Jeff Krivis author.

Book Review: How to Make Money as a Mediator by Jeff Krivis

First, let me confess a bias, which after all is nothing more than a leaning in a particular direction. When...

By Charles B. Parselle, Jeffrey Krivis
L.A.’S Policy Of Free Mediation Benefits Everybody But Mediator author.

L.A.’S Policy Of Free Mediation Benefits Everybody But Mediator

First published in Los Angeles Daily Journal, May 23, 2006The Southern California Mediation Association is the premier mediator organization in...

By Charles B. Parselle
Pay Mediators From the Get-go author.

Pay Mediators From the Get-go

This article is reprinted, with permission, from the June 26, 2006 issue of the New Jersey Law Journal. © 2006,...

By Anju Jessani
A Perspective on the Growth and Evolution of the Field of Mediation author.

A Perspective on the Growth and Evolution of the Field of Mediation

As someone who was present at and an active participant in the beginning of the modern development of mediation in...

By Mark Kleiman
You are the Technique-Notes of a New Mediator author.

You are the Technique-Notes of a New Mediator

My first day of mediation training in the Spring of 2004, progressed in somewhat the same fashion as my first...

By Victoria Pynchon
How to Leverage Technology to Build Your Practice author.

How to Leverage Technology to Build Your Practice

If you’re a mediator or other ADR professional who’s just starting out, you probably want to know how to build,...

By Tammy Lenski
Mediation at TOP OF MIND author.

Mediation at TOP OF MIND

You may quote me on this: Mediation needs to get closer to a ‘top of mind’ status with consumers if...

By Tom Oswald
Gresham’s Law: The Mediation Paradox author.

Gresham’s Law: The Mediation Paradox

First published by the Daily Journal Gresham’s Law states that bad money drives out good. The same principle can be...

By Charles B. Parselle
Marketing a Dispute Resolution Practice in a New Area Requires Innovative Approaches to Reach a Skeptical Audience author.

Marketing a Dispute Resolution Practice in a New Area Requires Innovative Approaches to Reach a Skeptical Audience

In order to educate and attract skeptical client organizations to utilize not only direct negotiations, escalation, and litigation but also,...

By Leo Hura

Mediation: Who Is It Really For?

Who are we actually doing this for? Let’s face it, the self gratification that we as mediators get after settling...

By Alex Dukhovny
Marketing Monday 8 Days A Week (Book Review) author.

Marketing Monday 8 Days A Week (Book Review)

“Marketing Monday 8 Days A Week” By Natalie Armstrong In Marketing Monday 8 Days A Week Ms. Armstrong manages to...

By Jon Linden

ACR Mediator Certification Task Force: Report and Recommendations

You may submit your comments through the ACR Discussion Board and click on “Quality Assurance Initiatives.” You may also send...

By ACR Mediator Certification Task Force
Mentoring and Evaluating New Mediators author.

Mentoring and Evaluating New Mediators

In spite of our best intentions, we all have to start somewhere! For an experienced professional who would like to...

By Evan Ash
Consciously Incompetent: A Mediator’s Cycle of Learning author.

Consciously Incompetent: A Mediator’s Cycle of Learning

I read recently about a man who believes he can master any task or subject by dedicating 3,000 hours to...

By Paula Young
How a Spanish Speaking Mediator Can Set Up a Financially Successful Mediation Practice? author.

How a Spanish Speaking Mediator Can Set Up a Financially Successful Mediation Practice?

I. Introduction A mediator whose native language is Spanish and from another country faces unique opportunities, obstacles and challenges in...

By Rene Llapur

Selling Mediation To Consumers: The Value Proposition

Consumers are constantly shopping for value. The value proposition is everything to the consumer and unfortunately for the ADR industry...

By Troy Morgan
Comments To The FMCS Proposed Rule author.

Comments To The FMCS Proposed Rule

These comments do not reflect the official position of the Dispute Resolution Section of the ABA, however, they are shared...

By John Bickerman
Mediation, Meditation and Electromagnetism author.

Mediation, Meditation and Electromagnetism

MY FIRST "REALLY BIG IMPORTANT TRIAL: I can remember it so very well--my first really big important trial as a...

By Steven Schwartz

Professionalising Commercial Mediation: Discarding the Baggage of Idealised Professions

Commercial mediation is often described as an emerging profession. The word 'profession', however, conveys numerous ideas about the identity of...

By Andy Grossman
Out of the Rut and Into the Groove: Developing Excellence in Practice author.

Out of the Rut and Into the Groove: Developing Excellence in Practice

I would like to talk to you about some ideas that I have developed over the years. I recognise that...

By Michael Lang
Reflective Practice: How Veterans Can Benefit from Rookie Training author.

Reflective Practice: How Veterans Can Benefit from Rookie Training

REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION. This article was published in Alternatives, Volume 21, No. 3 (March 2003). A skilled mediator has had...

By Judith Cohen
Something for Nothing! author.

Something for Nothing!

Well, that is what everyone is looking for, but generally there is a catch! In Hong Kong the Hong Kong...

By Stephen Tennant
The Benefits Of Self Reflection In Your Mediation Practice author.

The Benefits Of Self Reflection In Your Mediation Practice

Overview It is not uncommon in our busy practices to overlook the benefit of spending time to reflect on mediations...

By Oran Kaufman
In Search of a Profession: Notes From The Frontier author.

In Search of a Profession: Notes From The Frontier

The following article is adapted from a speech given to the Colorado Conference of Mediators in September, 2002.Both within and...

By Barry Simon

If How Can I Make Money From Mediation is the Wrong Question; What is the Right Question?

In response to my newsletters, I and a correspondent formulated a question, that I would like to ask people to...

By Stephen R. Marsh

10 Tips to Smart Marketing of Your Mediation Services

If you like to Mediate, but hate to market, try these 10 easy tips. 1. Define your services Determine if...

By Sandra Davis

Making the Mediation Pie Bigger—A Comment

Passive peacemaking will not make the world a more peaceful place. But this is the stance we are told to...

By Lee A. Hopkins

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