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.
- Mediation and Dispute Resolution
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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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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
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
George Takei Shows Us How to Resolve Online and Public Conflict
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 1: What is it? Who Goes?
You deal with varying levels of conflict in your daily life. Whether itâ€™s a work, at home, at... read more
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...