Library Resources with Beginner Skill Level

Our world trains us to think in terms of providing for everyone’s needs because they deserve it, earned it, or they possess the resources -- it's fair, socially just, supports equality or because people have rights. Instead, can we step outside this worldview to look at providing for everyone’s needs because those needs exist -- can we hold this basic reverence for life? Are we able to have a needs-based dialogue when such a reframe could alienate those who live in the worldview of earn/deserve?

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 13 - 20 minutes
  • Production Date 05/2013
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 8
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
How can we respond when we’re horrified by what someone says? How can we deepen our connection to our humanness and authenticity when the impact is hurtful? Read on to see examples of the three steps of "calling out", "calling in", and "calling forth".

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 3 - 5 minutes
  • Production Date 8/2014
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
Trainer Tip: We often find ourselves slipping into old behaviors that we would rather change. This is because we don’t have a new plan for responding to the same old situations. In that case, notice whether you are slipping into old behaviors today. Connect to your unmet needs and then identify a new strategy for the situation.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 1-2 minutes
  • Production Date 10/2005
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips

Most of us believe we are powerless at work – even if we’re the one “in charge.” This course offers you the opportunity to learn how to consciously change this mindset, and have a positive impact on workplace culture and attitudes along the way. Most of us believe we are powerless at work – even if we’re the one “in charge.” This course offers you the opportunity to learn how to consciously change this mindset, and have a positive impact on workplace culture and attitudes along the way.

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

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 4 - 6 hours
  • Production Date 06/12/2015
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Audio

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed – or locked into passivity? This course offers you a way out. Learn to change the way you perceive leadership, and you’ll help yourself respond more powerfully and proactively every day of your life – wherever you are – and whomever you’re with!

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

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 6 - 8 hours
  • Production Date 10/7/2015
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Audio
Trainer Tip: One of the basic philosophies of Nonviolent Communication is valuing everyone’s needs equally. That means that you consider your needs to be equal to another person’s needs. If someone asks you for empathy, and you choose to empathize at you own expense, you're not living in a Nonviolent Communication consciousness. Be aware of your own needs today when someone asks you to be their emotional support.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 1-2 minutes
  • Production Date 10/2005
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips
Listen to Roxy expand our notion of making observations.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 00:11 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 07/15/2019
  • Premium Members n/a
  • Points 0
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Video (Public)
A challenge is an expansion of making a clear, positive doable request — and, when given, the person feels deeply seen by the challenger. A challenge isn't just about getting someone to take action on something important to them; it's a fierce form of empathy that supports people in connecting with their life force, and integrates it into their lives with action. A real challenge is tied to the receiver's goals, passions and dreams -- and expands their potential.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 4 - 6 minutes
  • Production Date 2/2015
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
Shared vulnerability can build more intimacy, mutuality, being seen and heard, empathy, or community. Inviting shared vulnerability means earning another’s trust that you can consistently offer attentive, curious, and compassionate listening. Here are four strategies to invite shared vulnerability.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 3-4 minutes
  • Production Date 8/2019
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
Hema shows how using the breath and introspective practice can re-charge our lives.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 33 minutes
  • Production Date 8/16/2014
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Audio
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