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Tune in each week for heart warming stories from the exciting world of Alternative Dispute Resolution. I am your host, Bathabile K. S. Mthombeni, J.D., couples mediator and negotiation coach. My goal each week is to surprise and delight you. Call in to share your questions and thoughts. Learn more about each week's guests & resources on my blog http://untangledresolutions.blogspot.com.

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Do you know how to talk with your child about sexual predators? Saying nothing is not an option. My guest this week is Bill Murray, activist, community organizer and founder of Los Angeles Community Policing (LACP) and the National... more

On Friday and Saturday, April 22 & 23, Antioch Baptist Church in Brooklyn will host Project Safe Surrender - a program where judges set up a makeshift courtroom at the church so that people who have warrants on low-level... more

Civility, empathy, compassion, where is the love in the United States today? From the rhetoric about immigrants to recent reactions of men and women to news reports of women being abused, the spirit of community seems to be in... more

Money is often a leading factor when a long-term relationship breaks down. A couple that shares a common understanding of financial principles and can agree on common financial goals stands a better chance of communicating well and... more

You've learned the basics for sorting out your PIN. Now learn how your PIN can help you advocate for yourself when you need something from someone who has more power than you have. Also, call in with your opinion about the question of... more

A PIN number is a code that unlocks a vault that holds something of value. In mediation PIN stands for Positions, Interests and Needs. Understanding your PIN gives you the code that unlocks the answers to your dilemmas. When you know... more

Why is it crucial to separate intent from impact? Our last broadcast introduced you to the art of paraphrasing. This broadcast helps you to use paraphrasing to resolve disputes by separating intent from impact.

Now that you know what to listen for, learn how professional mediators know what to say. Skillful responses open doors to win-win resolutions. Call in to have your issues addressed anonymously or send your question via email:... more

Do others listen to you when you speak? Do you often feel misunderstood? Join in to share your experiences and concerns about listening and being heard. Call in to get my personal guidance about how to harness the powers of active... more