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NVC in Hostage Negotiations and Hospitals: An Interview

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Audio • 21 minutes • 03/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
21 minutes
03/2009

In this inspiring interview, Wes Taylor relays a story of how Nonviolent Communication is successfully used in law enforcement, and some of his challenges and joys in infusing Nonviolent Communication into a Maryland hospital culture.


Strengthening Your Empathy Muscle

Video • 1 hour, 7 minutes • 3/7/2022
All Skill Levels
Video
1 hour, 7 minutes
3/7/2022

Jori and Jim Manske explore strengthening your empathy "muscle" for your own well being. Empathy can be a means to strengthen your own resilience, as well as being present for another person.


Is NVC Always, in the End, “Just One-on-One”?

Trainer Tip • 3-5 minutes • 2007
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3-5 minutes
2007

Ask the Trainer: "Can you share stories of transforming group conflict, or is NVC strictly intended for 'one-on-one' work?"


Empathy vs. Sympathy

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

Trainer Tip: When we sympathize, we relate an aspect of someone’s story to ourselves. When we empathize, we reflect the feelings and needs of the other. Empathy helps people connect more deeply to their own and another’s pain, and helps resolve issues with clarity and ease. Notice when you're giving someone sympathy rather than empathy.


Implicit Bias and Own Race Bias (ORB)

Video • 12 minutes • 6/9/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Video
12 minutes
6/9/2022

Sarah Peyton explains implicit bias and own race bias (ORB), predispositions that slant our perceptions of ourselves and others. There's hope, these implicit biases can be overcome!


I Want to Leave When Facing Anger

Video • 4 minutes • 12/12/21
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
4 minutes
12/12/21

Receiving anger from another can be a reactive trigger for many of us. In this brief segment, Arnina provides us a strategy for staying in the conversation instead of physically leaving.


Confidentiality Agreement

Trainer Tip • 4 - 6 minutes • 2007
Advanced Skill Level
Trainer Tip
4 - 6 minutes
2007

Ask the Trainer: "A participant in our beginners' NVC practice group asked the co-facilitators if there was a confidentiality agreement that was typically used in NVC practice groups?"


Empathizing with Someone Who is Silent

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

Trainer Tip: When someone is unresponsive it can be an opportunity to bring in more presence and connection through empathy. They may be worried that if they speak they'll say something they'll regret. Or they may want to know that their needs matters as much as yours. They may also need more space to clarify their thoughts.


Making the Most of Meetings: Proven Steps to Boost Meeting Productivity and Enjoyment

Article • 5 - 8 minutes • 01/2009
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
5 - 8 minutes
01/2009

Rachelle Lamb offers proven steps to substantially boost meeting productivity and efficiency, and make meetings more productive and enjoyable for everyone, when using NVC. Rachelle offers a series of quick tips including check-in,  take turns, pause, speak honestly, speak mindfully and more.


Witnessing Humanity

Audio • 40 minutes • 06/2010
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
40 minutes
06/2010

CNVC Certified Trainer Arnina Kashtan talks about what she calls "witnessing humanity," touching on the gift of presence, empathy vs. identification and staying present in the face of intensity.


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