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Welcome to the Rest of My Life

As I enter September, I feel as though a series of enormous weights has finally been lifted from my back; I hope that I've come to the end of my annus horribilus.…

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Added by Alec Wisner on September 1, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Why I Mediate

{the First in an occasional series of articles)

Since I began my mediation career just seven years ago, the question that I have…

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Added by Alec Wisner on February 8, 2010 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Moving the Goalposts 2 - The Blowback

In my last blog post, I described, at length, my personal methodology in crafting a mediator's proposal. Today, I'm going to consider what I call the "blowback," which is the downside of the method itself. It's something that's always on my front burner whenever I'm actively involved in "moving the goalposts."



There's an important ideological divide between facilitative and evaluative mediation, and it's one that I'm not entirely comfortable with. Let's examine the relative strengths… Continue

Added by Alec Wisner on November 8, 2009 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Mediation Happens When You Least Expect It

Because many of you reading this newsletter are professionals in the ADR field, professionals who utilize ADR and/or people who have a personal interest in mediation, it becomes habitual to think of mediation as a process by which a trained professional sits down with two disputing parties, typically in the framework of litigation, a divorce, or some sort of legal-based conflict, and tries to move the two sides to resolution without recourse to the lengthy, expensive and, often, anguishing… Continue

Added by Alec Wisner on September 10, 2009 at 5:57pm — 2 Comments

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At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be adept at implementing strategies to initiate or further develop their mediation practices, including but not limited to:Understanding how their unique skills and experience translate into a distinct market niche;Understanding the core essentials of marketing, advertising, branding and image building;Identifying and capitalizing on the single value added deliverable to which their potential clients will respond;Constructing an…See More
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At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be adept at implementing strategies to initiate or further develop their mediation practices, including but not limited to:Understanding how their unique skills and experience translate into a distinct market niche;Understanding the core essentials of marketing, advertising, branding and image building;Identifying and capitalizing on the single value added deliverable to which their potential clients will respond;Constructing an…See More
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