RCB Mediation Services

RCB Mediation Services

Legal

PO Box 535 North Melbourne Vic 3051,,,

ABN 25469041470
EST 2013

ABOUT

Rebecca Carroll-Bell is The Everyday Mediator – passionate about managing, resolving and preventing conflict in everyday life Rebecca is an experienced conflict manger and conflict resolution expert. A successful litigation lawyer for over 10 years, Rebecca brings her extensive negotiation skills and experience to conflict management and resolution situations. She is passionate about revolving conflict before it gets to litigation.

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How to Have a  No-Conflict Christmas. Free Guide.

How to Have a No-Conflict Christmas. Free Guide.

This Week-by-Week guide is for you if you are dreading Christmas. No matter what the songs say, Christmas is not the Hap-Happiest time of the year! It’s a time for dealing with family tensions and other people’s drama. You have a to-do list as long as Santa’s register of who has been Naughty/Nice. Everybody wants a piece of you, and all you want is some peace and quiet. Starting now, every week you can take a step towards a Merry Little Christmas.

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Other services

• Meeting chair • Facilitated discussions • Dispute resolution policy review • Settlement conferences

Coaching & Support for Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration

Coaching & Support for Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration

Don't face your mediation or hearing alone. RCBMS offers premium coaching and support for mediation, conciliation or arbitration. During coaching you will to identify the issues in dispute, think about what outcomes you would like to achieve, prepare your opening statement, and practice how you might present your proposed outcomes to the other party. A conflict resolution expert is also available to support you at your mediation, conciliation or arbitration, and debrief with you afterwards.

Court Ordered Mediation

Court Ordered Mediation

Has the Court ordered you to mediation? Representing yourself? Not sure what to do next? You are in the right place! I specialise in mediation. With fixed fees and guaranteed start times, I will take care of those mediation process from beginning to end (even booking the venue) so you can focus on resolution.

Magistrates’ Court of Victoria Compulsory Mediation

Magistrates’ Court of Victoria Compulsory Mediation

RCB Mediation Services Melbourne brings certainty to Court ordered mediation by delivering: Fixed fees - starting from a flat fee of $1,320.00 (inclusive of GST) Guaranteed start times - Don't spend hours waiting your turn for court based mediation. FREE initial consultation - by phone or Skype FREE intake interview - by phone or Skype Plain-English, Jargon-free conversation Mediation sessions in the Melbourne CBD or a suburb convenient to you

Free 5 Day Conflict Management eCourse

Free 5 Day Conflict Management eCourse

Do you find yourself putting off difficult conversations because you avoid confrontation? You spend days working yourself up to it, and then when you finally have the conversation, the other person agrees with you and you wondered why you had stressed yourself out? If this is you, then sign up for my 5-Day Express-Course and learn how to keep your cool and confidently managing conflict in all aspects of your daily life. Your commitment: 20 minutes a day for 5 days.

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A Proactive Approach to Conflict Prevention - 5 things to ask yourself before you ask the candidate

A Proactive Approach to Conflict Prevention - 5 things to ask yourself before you ask the candidate

Hiring a new staff member is often an exciting and stressful time. You’ve worked your way through... read more

George Takei shows us how to resolve conflict online and in public

George Takei shows us how to resolve conflict online and in public

It's not uncommon for an internet meme to trigger a tirade against the poster, which is exactly... read more

The Real Deal with Mediation Part 2: Where and When to Mediate

The Real Deal with Mediation Part 2: Where and When to Mediate

In part 1 of this 2-part guide you learned what mediation is and who attends. You found out what to... read more

The Real Deal with mediation, Part 1: What is it? Who Goes?

The Real Deal with mediation, Part 1: What is it? Who Goes?

You deal with varying levels of conflict in your daily life. Whether it’s a work, at home, at... read more

Negotiating vaccinations and other medical treatments.

Negotiating vaccinations and other medical treatments.

Did you know that, in Australia, courts order that a child be vaccinated or given other medical... read more

Make it work! tim gunn’s dispute resolution style

Make it work! tim gunn’s dispute resolution style

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Rebecca Carroll-Bell answered a question

What are your favourite business podcasts?

Hi Andrea,Personally, I enjoy sotry telling style podcasts and conversations rather than a more monologuw style of podcast. I left lectures behind when I graduated from uni!  Some of my favourite buseinss-related podcasts are:Confessions...

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How can you stop your staff from making careless errors?

Hi Andrea, I tend to agree with Dr Louise, and in addition to setting up great processes and rewarding your staff for doing their job well, here are a few more ideas to help cultivate a happy, productive workplace.Are your employees over worked or...

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What “burdens” would you like to see scrapped as a small business?

I operate as a sole trader and for now that suits me. I find it very irritating when the politicians go on TV talking up how much they are helping "small business" when in fact, they are helping small companies. Many of the so called benefits and...

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Should we legislate the time it takes to pay to protect SME’s cash flow?

Wow, thanks for highlighting this. I knew that overdue payments were a big problem for SMEs, but wasn't aware of talk to legislate a solution. Personally, I don't think that legislation is the best answer. The reality is that it takes a long time to...

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I'm wondering if any of you have worked with influencers and if so, how did you find the experience?

I am interested in other people's experiences too. Wathcing with interest :)

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What are your goals for the new financial year?

Hmm, I shoudl set some. Great reminder Sophie.

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How long do you wait to make a follow up call?

Well said Steve, that's some great advice. Assuming that Jacky hasn't set a time and date for a follow up call, I think that 1 - 2 weeks is a good rule of thumb. Remember that many states have school holidays at the moment, and even if the prospect...

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Which are your favourite apps that help you run your biz or life in general?

Hi Hannah,As well as social media apps (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn are the main ones I use on my mobile) and Hootsuite, I have a few favourite productivity and organisation apps. I use: Evernote for capturing ideas on the run, saving...

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I'm running Facebook ads but no one is signing up on my website, what do I do?

Great advice Joel. I use Facebook ads for a few different reasons. Sometimes its to get people to like the post, and from there I invite them to like the page. Sometimes its to get them to sign up for a free offer (also called an opt-in or lead...

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How would you choose a coach?

Hi Sandra, I am a member of The Coaching Circle (www.thecoachingcircle.com.au). They have a great quick on the page "Do I need a Coach"? Taking the quiz yourself might give you ideas for the types of questions to ask potential clients and ways to...

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What results have facebook ads driven for you?

Hi Lindsy,I have used Facebook ads recently with some good results. The main outcomes I look for are either to get interactions on a particular post or to direct people to a Leadpage. I spend from $10 - $50 per campaign and for that I get reach...

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What is your biggest business goal for 2016?

Great question Jef. Like the others I have a bunch of new ideas to translate into packages and services for my current and potential clients.The big, practical challenge and goal for me in 2016 is to ask for the work - because if I don't ask, the...

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What are your top 3 tips for managing unpredictable issues that affect your workflow?

1. Knowing that I can often make a time to deal with the unexpected issue e.g. make a time to call someone back, tell them I will have an answer for them by a certain date, and so on. I often find that if you listen to someone, acknowledge their...

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Which social media channel does your business get the most engagement on?

Whichever one I am spending most time and attention on. Currently that is Facebook. I have also had great results from Google+. I am in the process of finding the balance and chooseing my main 3 on whihc to focus.

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How long were you in business before the website you launched with needed a complete redesign?

I am about to redesign my site for the third (? fourth maybe?) time in 15 months. It is not giving me the results I am after, I am DIYing, constantly learning and evolving, and while I was happy with my site 6 months ago, now I realise how much...

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People often say there is a 'secret' to success.... what's yours?

The ability to get up each and every time you get knocked back. AKA sticktoitness.

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What kind of events would you want SavvySME to host?

Networking would be great, perhaps: open networking, guest speaker, open networking. Debates might be interesting - serious or comedic? By way of online or virtual events, seminars can be fun. I'd be keen to see some interviews with members too.

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Will this approach be considered SPAM?

Hi Steve,Further to my comments above, an article came upon Flying Solo that may assist: Sending emails: are you breaking the law? Cheers,Bec CB

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Is it legal to pay your employee in crypto currency like Bitcoin?

I find BitCoin and other crypto currencies so interesting. From a legal view point I have no idea how to classify them - are they currency? goods? something else? Are they subject to GST? Income tax? FBT (as Katherine mentioned above, in some...

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Can you recommend good business educational videos online?

Thanks everyone, I will look into all these great options. 

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Which do you prefer: videos or podcast?

I was going to answer podcast, and then realized, I haven't actually watched any online educational videos, so I can't actually compare the 2!   My preference is for webinars that are live and interactive, which are often also available as a...

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Is the Australian economy picking up based on your experience?

I work with lawyers who are - in my experience - inherently conservative and risk averse, so I've not seen the uptick yet; in fact a friend of mine's position was made redundant just last week. Historically the legal industry is last in and last out...

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Do you know an Australian business that buys second hand jewellery and valuables?

Google consignment stores. They will offer your piece for sale then keep a cut of the sale price. 

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What are your views on the use of webinars?

I have participated in webinars by Flying Solo and by Australian Businesswomen's Network.  I work from home and am on my own most days. I enjoy the "connectedness" aspect of the webinar format, plus its a low-cost way for me to learn about running...

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Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Hours 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Wednesday: Hours 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Thursday: Hours 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Friday: Hours 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday: Hours 2:00 PM-6:00 PM
Sunday: Closed