Here's an inspiring story of one citizen (the author) who faced a police officer and judge in court to contest a transit ticket... and inspired structural changes in the way one aspect of New York City transit operates. She inspires change with her application of empathy for self and others, acknowledgement, connecting requests -- and an inspiring vision of understanding, shared reality and living in a city where people have some trust in one another's intentions.

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  • Date Written/Produced 1/2018
  • Duration Read time: 12 - 18 minutes
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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Points 6
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The more we practice NVC by “rote” --going through OFNR (“Observations, Feelings, Needs, Requests”) on automatic-- the more likely our NVC practice would lead to disconnection.  The purpose of our NVC practice is to use this NVC "map" (OFNR) to support us in integrating the consciousness of the NVC (eg. operating with the intention to connect, collaborate, etc).  Once we let the map drop away, we can engage with the people in our lives in a more heartfelt way.  This article explains more about how we can use the map to remind us of our  heartfelt consciousness...

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  • Date Written/Produced 4/2014
  • Duration Read time: 4 - 6 minutes
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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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The impulse to say "I love you" is an opportunity to check-in both with our level of presence (eg. are we saying it by rote?) and also with what we really mean in that moment (eg. what are the needs and real purpose deep beneath the word "love"?).  This can invite us to explore a deeper, more heartfelt way of communicating and being...

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  • Date Written/Produced 12/2018
  • Duration Read time: 6 - 9 minutes
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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 10
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Why does NVC practice, and NVC training/coaching, appear to be not enough to bridge divides between people? This article takes a look at the trickle down effect of our societal conditioning, what we can add to our NVC lense, and what we can do "upstream" when NVC doesn't seem to be enough. Additionally, the article talks about unseen constraints that men, women and minority groups face in organizational settings...

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  • Date Written/Produced 1/2018
  • Duration Read time: 12 - 18 minutes
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Points 10
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Some people in the NVC community consider the words "privilege" and "power" triggering and/or evaluative. From this perspective, how can the concepts of "privilege" and "power" be considered part of the NVC teaching?  This writing piece examines the power and privilege debate.  It also discusses what the author sees as Marshall Rosenberg and Gandhi's stance on the subject...

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  • Date Written/Produced 2/2018
  • Duration Read time: 9 - 14 minutes
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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Points 6
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Join Dian Killian and Mary Mackenzie for a provocative fishbowl discussion about how privilege and lack of privilege affect women.

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Listen to CNVC Certified Trainer Dian Killian show you how  to easily step into the mindset of an NVC practice—the spirit of connection and collaboration—that will support you in authentically connecting with others.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 03:05 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 04/19/2012
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How does the magic of NVC work? And how can YOU become an Empathy Wizard with anyone and in any situation — even situations that are deeply challenging? Come find out in this course with Dian! Along the way you’ll not only add more Empathy Magic to YOUR life, you’ll also gain greater naturalness, flow, and ease in your NVC practice — as well as new ways of seeing and practicing NVC!

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Tagline Whenever we feel deeply heard, our whole bodies relax… it can feel magical!
  • Start Date 5/8/19 - 6/12/19
  • Amount $251 - $392
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  • Duration 9 Hours (1.5 hours per session)
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Listen in as Dian shares her vision for spreading NVC through the world, and engages with participants in sharing their visions, and the areas in which they are seeking support. This session stresses the value of visioning work.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 01:10 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 07/05/2017
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  • Points 3
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Listen in as Dian reframes the 4 steps of NVC (observations, feelings, needs, requests) into everyday words you might hear at work.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 00:07 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 07/10/2016
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  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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