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3 Levels of Observation

Video • 5 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
5 minutes

There is more to the NVC skill of Observation than the external level of what a video camera sees or hears. In this video, Roxy Manning demonstrates that to fully understand what is happening, we need to know all three layers of observation: External, Internal, and Systemic. 

What is Leadership?

Audio • 51 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
51 minutes

What specifically is leadership? And why do so many people step back from it? Listen in as Miki shares her experience and thoughts around changing the paradigm of leadership, as well as the role – and challenges – of using NVC when working for social change.

Things We Know and Forget

Learning Tool • 3 - 5 minutes
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
3 - 5 minutes

Here's a list of 13 essential reminders to help you examine how you think, listen and communicate both internally with yourself and outwardly with others while also reminding you to hold within your awareness important basic truths about what it means to be human and to relate.

Time Travel Empathy

Video • 7 minutes
Sarah Peyton
7 minutes

One of the tools that help heal trauma is Time Travel Empathy. This process contributes to settling the energy field around a tangled trauma knot, which enables the trauma to become an integrated memory and part of life. Listen in as Sarah explains.

Acting with Courage and Imagination

Video • 11 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
11 minutes

In this snippet, Victor discusses acting with courage and imagination, and explores the dilemma of not acting because we fear we've not come up with the perfect intervention. Do we do more harm by waiting for the perfect inspiration instead of acting?

Tips for Bringing NVC to Work

Video • 15 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
15 minutes

Listen in as Dian shares her tips and sense of urgency around bringing NVC skills to work: 1) How to use your imagination (visualization!) to help you connect with somatic responses and needs; and 2) Five built-in advantages to sharing NVC in the work place.

Implicit Bias and Own Race Bias (ORB)

Video • 12 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
12 minutes

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!

Using Empathy to Support Efficiency In Groups

Video • 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
2 minutes

When facilitating NVC groups, how can we strive to hold empathy and stay present while also keeping things moving? Marshall Rosenberg used to say to never listen longer than you can be present. Hear Mary share how she balances empathy with efficiency to build trust in her groups. 

Dialogue in the Workplace (5 Session Course)

Audio • 6 - 8 hours
Intermediate Skill Level
6 - 8 hours

 One of the key challenges of engaging in dialogue in the workplace is that – while we are all equally human – the norms of the workplace make honest and open dialogue challenging, especially when power differences are present. This course offers a plethora of considerations and tips designed to allow you to humanize your relationships at work, focus on your common goals, and bring more collaboration and goodwill to your team – and beyond.

Conversations about Death

Video • 1 hour, 22 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
1 hour, 22 minutes

It seems death cafes are everywhere these days. But how changed are we by the conversations we're now having? Not everyone is open to talking about death. It may well be that someone in your life is nearing the end of their days and their refusal to talk about it may be confusing and disheartening. How do you get them to speak when they don't want to? In this session, we will explore different approaches to navigating this tricky terrain.

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