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The Value of Taking a Step Back

Article • 6 - 9 minutes • 2002
Beginner Skill Level
Article
6 - 9 minutes
2002

Have you ever gotten a fishing line all tangled up? You got so frustrated you just started yanking on the different loops of line, which of course made the knots and tangles even tighter and more difficult to untangle. Wouldn’t it be great if you could notice the minute you were starting to tangle things up in a discussion with your loved one?


Street Giraffe Tips

Video • 8 minutes • 06/2009
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
8 minutes
06/2009

Does the thought of asking the following question stop you cold? "Would you tell me what you heard me say?" Mary Mackenzie, CNVC Certified Trainer known for her colloquial method of speaking and teaching NVC, offers a simpler method.


Compassionate Mediation: How NVC Can Bring People Together Across Differences

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Audio • 36 minutes • 08/16/2014
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
36 minutes
08/16/2014

Jeff shows us how to emply NVC to supercharge the possibility of transformation between two people in a mediation process.


How do I bring NVC into a job that isn't suited for NVC?

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Video • 5 minutes • 05/19/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Video
5 minutes
05/19/2016

What if you work in construction or someplace that you are concerned would not to be open to bringing in Nonviolent Communication(NVC)? The answer depends on what you mean when you say, "Bring NVC into business."


No Sacrifices, Please

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 09/15/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
09/15/2005

Trainer Tip: Mary explains why success isn't dependent upon another person's pain, by reaching for consensus instead of self-sacrifice.


Enemy Images Process and Exercise

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Practice Exercise • N/A • Circa 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
N/A
Circa 2007

Ask the Trainer: "What guidance do you have for working with enemy images? Can you say some things about processes and/or exercises that can bring relief from this trap?"


The Heart of Conflict (6 Session Course)

Audio • 8 hour, 50 minutes • 03/25/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
8 hour, 50 minutes
03/25/2009

Join CNVC Certified Trainers and Mediators Jori and Jim Manske in an exploration of using Nonviolent Communication in the context of Mediation and Conflict Resolution.

The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy.


Fear of Negative Consequences

Audio • 8 minutes • 03/04/2016
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
8 minutes
03/04/2016

Miki responds to a participant’s question concerning fear of consequences when speaking with a manager at work. In this excerpt, she delves into the topic of choosing to inhabit nonviolence in the workplace, affirming that fear and nonviolence are incompatible, and that nonviolence is a powerful alternative to our habitual Fight, Flight, Freeze responses.


Trauma and Sanctuary

Article • 3 - 5 minutes • 11/2009
All Skill Levels
Article
3 - 5 minutes
11/2009

One clue we have trauma is when we respond in a way we don't want (eg. being reactive, self sabotaging, etc). Even when we have high level NVC skills our trauma-related mechanisms can activate, and we can lose access to well honed NVC skills. Read on for approaches that involve healing trauma, and approaches that involve managing the effects of trauma and preventing additional trauma.


Tips for the Road Series: Tip 5. Separate Needs from Outcomes and Strategies

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 01/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
01/2016

Eric Bowers explains how needs and strategies correlate to different brain hemispheres, and how relaxing into our needs opens us to greater possibilities.