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Welcome to The Mediation Minute! This podcast explores practical techniques to facilitate successful negotiation and resolution. Hosted by Rebecca Wisbar, mediator and attorney.

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The Mediation Minute podcast is produced by Catherine O'Brien, Branch Out Programs.

Sep 26, 2019

Communication is key in mediation, but can humor play a role? Kent Gonsoulin, “Cajun Comedian” joins Rebecca Wisbar to talk about reading an audience (even an audience of one), testing the waters, and how humor can relieve tension even in sensitive situations. Kent offers practical insight into maintaining professional standards and a sense of humor.

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Host Rebecca Wisbar is a Baton Rouge mediator and attorney. The Mediation Minute is now available on Apple Podcasts, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Get new episodes of The Mediation Minute delivered to your inboxSign up for our email newsletter. Visit to learn more. Please note: This podcast is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal advice.