Out beyond ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. -Rumi

After the Agreement

I suspect, if you were to ask most mediators what the purpose of mediation is, they would answer, “To get an agreement.” While I wouldn’t […]

By |August 27th, 2018|Mediation|0 Comments

From Gladiator to Mediator: The Challenges for Lawyers Who Become Mediators

Lawyers who successfully undertake mediation training for the purpose of serving as mediators must be prepared to radically re-define their objectives, their role and their […]

By |August 15th, 2018|Mediation|0 Comments

Tips for Lawyers Who Want to Get Good Results for Clients and Make Money

Recently, I was asked to write a post for a state bar association blog with highlights from my article, My Last Lecture:  More Unsolicited Advice […]

By |August 15th, 2018|Mediation|0 Comments

How To Become a Successful Mediator

Implicit in this topic are two questions. The first question: “What are the keys to becoming a highly skilled mediator?” The second question: “What are […]

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Mediation Career Myth-Busting: 5 Urban Legends It’s Time To Debunk

Ever since the publication of a Forbes article that named mediation to its list of

“America’s Most Surprising Six-Figure Jobs,” I’ve been inundated with emails from […]

By |November 9th, 2015|Mediation|0 Comments

Difficult Conversations

Every difficult discussion is actually comprised of three conversations:

The “What Happened?” Conversation. In most difficult conversations, the parties disagree about what happened or what […]

By |October 7th, 2015|Mediation|0 Comments

Tiny Wisdom – On Conflict

“Peace of mind is not the absence of conflict from life, but the ability to cope with it.” –Unknown

There are some days when I want […]

By |August 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments