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Trainer Tips (161)

Change Happens

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: The needs we focus on meeting and the strategies we use to meet those needs change over time. Mary shares about the life-serving nature of change.

Avoiding “Right Fights”

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: Ready to start a fight because you're right? Consider another strategy.

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

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Eric Bowers explains how needs and strategies correlate to different brain hemispheres, and how relaxing into our needs opens us to greater possibilities.

No Sacrifices, Please

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: Mary explains why success isn't dependent upon another person's pain, by reaching for consensus instead of self-sacrifice.

Second Chances

Trainer Tip • 1-2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1-2 minutes
Eric offers a very brief but valuable Trainer Tip about persistence practicing NVC, sometimes a small shift in approach can make a big difference.

Idiomatic vs. Formal Compassionate Communication

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: When do we move from using the formal 4-step process of NVC to a more idiomatic, natural-sounding expression? Whenever we're ready!

Clarifying Our Requests to Meet Our Needs

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: Clarifying our requests can make the difference between frustration and satisfaction, Mary shows you how.

Protective Use of Force

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: Mary explains the NVC principle known as the "protective use of force."

On Love and Empathy

Trainer Tip • 5 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
5 minutes
Ask the Trainer: Is there any difference between the concept or experience of "love" and that of "empathy?"

Speaking Up Is an Expression of Love

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: Q: How do we get the love we want? A: Ask for it.

 
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