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Asking to be Known

Article • 7 - 12 minutes • 3/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
7 - 12 minutes
3/2019

There are various ways to be known. Learn how to engage and make clear requests accordingly. This includes getting clear in yourself about what exactly you want known; communicating how important it is to you; sharing examples in your life of being known; requesting and negotiating from the energy of the met need; letting the other person know whether or not the relationship is really sustainable for you if the need goes unmet long-term; and checking the other person's capacity.


Signs of Healthy Differentiation With Empathy

Article • 4- 6 minutes • 08/2020
All Skill Levels
Article
4- 6 minutes
08/2020

If you ask for or give empathy and are met with accusations of codependency, there are a number of things you can do to check that you are coming from a place of healthy differentiation. You can see if you're doing so from a place of healthy differentiation -- and notice signs of healthy differentiation when you offer empathy. You can also bring a profound respect for differences, and clear boundaries. Read on for more.


NVC Life Hacks 15: Scary Honesty

Video • 4 minutes • 05/22/2019
Beginner Skill Level
Video
4 minutes
05/22/2019

It's normal for us to keep something inside, avoiding sharing it with someone else as the risk may feel too high. Maybe they will reject me, or be offended and not speak to me again? It can be difficult to know when to share your truth and when to keep it inside. In this episode we layout some useful strategies that will help you speak your truth, while still keeping the connection.


Developing Your Tracking Skills (Part 1)

Video • 6 minutes • 05/26/2014
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
6 minutes
05/26/2014

Mary offers tips for developing effective tracking skills, including how the energy of the group is managed discerning the qualities of presence for each of the members, and monitoring group participation while striving for a balance of inclusion.


No Need Left Behind: All Needs Matter in the Classroom - Including the Teachers!

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Audio • 37 minutes • 08/16/2014
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
37 minutes
08/16/2014

CNVC Certified Trainer Lore Baur shares how, as a teacher, the classroom is a laboratory for learning NVC and incorporating the NVC consciousness into the classroom. Topics discussed include empathy, permission to educate, protective use of force, corrective action, choice & options and re-do.


Contributing to Emotional Safety Without Giving Up Honesty

Article • 5 - 7 minutes • 02/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Article
5 - 7 minutes
02/2020

Even in a conflict, you can offer emotional safety without being enmeshed -- and you can do this without sliding into strategies to gain power over another. You can prioritize connection, express your intention, make space for mutuality, honestly reveal what you care about and propose a way forward. This means caring for your needs regardless of their response -- and mourning if their response isn't what you want. Read on for more.


Foundational NVC Skills: Requests

Audio • 1 hour, 25 minutes • 11/15/2010
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 25 minutes
11/15/2010

Marshall Rosenberg suggests that there are two requests that are the most transformative to relationships, (1) What’s alive in both of us? and (2) What would make life more wonderful for both of us?  This telecourse recording offers an easy-to-digest overview of how carefully crafted requests inspire joyful relationships.


NVC Flow

Learning Tool • 1 - 2 minutes • 1/2010
Beginner Skill Level
Learning Tool
1 - 2 minutes
1/2010

This single-page handout illustrates the steps to translating habitual judgements and actions into OFNR.


Two Self-Empathy Exercises

Video • 44 minutes • 11/18/2018
Beginner Skill Level
Video
44 minutes
11/18/2018

This session is from the NVC Academy's 2017 Telethon. Listen in as Mary offers two experiential self-empathy exercises: I Love It When, and What Do I Want / Why Do I Want It. Deepen your ability to connect with self — novel and effective ways to engage the process of Self-Empathy!


NVC at Work: Transforming Organizations with Nonviolent Communication (6 Session Course)

Audio • 6 - 8 hours • 09/14/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
6 - 8 hours
09/14/2016

Listen and learn how to:

  • Talk about NVC in a way that has meaning and relevance for companies and organizations, showing a clear ROI (return on investment).
  • Draw on different applications of NVC for the workplace: addressing change in management, management issues / styles, morale / teamwork, employee retention, etc.
  • Create a value-based training proposal (with different service and product options) based on the needs of each specific client.
  • Structure meetings with potential clients to move agreements forward.
  • Custom design any materials, activities and languaging for each client.
  • Develop your own marketing materials to increase your outreach and build your business of sharing NVC

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