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Holding Dilemmas Together in the Workplace

Article • 11 - 16 minutes • 2/2013
All Skill Levels
Article
11 - 16 minutes
2/2013

When we are transparent about our concerns, brainstorm solutions together, and look towards making a decision with the other person, we can increase understanding, partnership, and mutual support. This invites people to work on the same issue from the same direction, collaboratively seek solutions, and tap a deeper wisdom. In the end, the future survival of our species depends on this kind of active interdependence.


Guidelines And Suggestions For Empathy Buddy Calls

Trainer Tip • 4 - 6 minutes • 12/22/2021
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
4 - 6 minutes
12/22/2021

Here are 10 tips for empathy buddy practice. It includes a handout identifying 15 non-empathy responses to step aside from when you practice.


Responding to the Call of Our Times - Living into Your Power

Video • 45 minutes • 10/2017
Beginner Skill Level
Video
45 minutes
10/2017

Want a world that truly works for everyone? What are you going to do right now to help it efficiently move in that direction from wherever you are? Listen to Miki’s coaching and guidance as she’s helping participants with their challenges.


Invisible Power & Privilege - Part 1

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 06/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes
06/2011

In groups, relationships and society we may not want to dominate or take away from others’ access to power, to choice, to participation in decisions, nor to shaping the vision and direction of the dynamic. And yet how do we do it anyway without knowing it? Discover how privilege operates on a societal level and becomes so invisible in groups. Learn why the conversation is usually excruciating for members of both privileged and under privileged.


Responding to Criticism: At Work and At Home

Article • 7 - 11 minutes • 5/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
7 - 11 minutes
5/2019

In general, criticism is a reactive response discomfort. When someone criticizes, they are not yet able or willing take responsibility for their needs. All criticism is a tragic expression of feelings and unmet needs. When you meet that criticism skillfully you not only care for yourself, you can facilitate clarity, and constructive communication, about what the other person is truly asking for.


About Guilt and How Apologizing Falls Short

Audio • 8 minutes • 05/13/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
8 minutes
05/13/2009

Join CNVC Certified Trainer Arnina Kashtan as she examines the nature of guilt and how apologizing often fails to connect us to our needs.


Interdependence in the Face of Cultural Imperatives

Audio • 1 hour, 2 minutes • 07/07/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 2 minutes
07/07/2009

Join CNVC Certified Trainer Arnina Kashtan as explores interdependence, autonomy, valuing self and others, and power-sharing in your relationships. Free yourself to honor your longing for community, belonging, and love.

 


How Privilege / Lack of Privilege Affects White People

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Video • 1 hour, 18 minutes • 04/22/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
1 hour, 18 minutes
04/22/2017

Jeff Brown moderates a fishbowl discussion discussing why it's uncomfortable for them to talk about privilege… what they're doing to be aware of / combat racism… and the role of empathy and NVC around privilege.


Workplace Series: When Purpose Trumps Connection

Audio • 6 minutes • 10/2008
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
6 minutes
10/2008

In most business environments, purpose holds a higher priority than connection. Listen to Miki discuss the strategy of using minimum connection to remain true to the purpose at hand, and how the purpose of empathy may differ in the workplace.


Comparing Ourselves to Others

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/2005
Introductory Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/2005

Trainer tip: Comparisons are a form of judgment. The minute we compare ourselves to other people, we are setting ourselves up for pain and discouragement. We are setting them up too, and erecting a barrier between ourselves and them. Instead, notice how you feel about other people’s assets or foibles, and what needs come up for you. Read on for more.


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