Seven Easy Steps for Keeping Group Energy High

Video •  5 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
5 minutes

NVC groups can sometimes get caught in a rut and lose energy and momentum. Mary shares her extensive experience with seven steps for keeping your group engaged and energized.


Navigating Individual Requests That Divert From Your Group's Purpose

Video •  9 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
9 minutes

Mary illustrates how we can get diverted from our group's purpose by the needs of a single indvidual in the group, especially requests for prolonged empathy. Listen to Mary reframe these scenarios and offer three helpful tips for handling these situations.


Creating a Workshop Outline in 12 Easy Steps

Video •  8 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
8 minutes

For many people thinking about creating a workshop outline is overwhelming because they focus on the whole thing at once.  Breaking the process down to bite-size pieces eliminates much stress and overwhelm and brings fun and creativity to the process.  here's your step-by-step guide!.


Developing Your Own Teaching Exercises in 8 Steps

Video •  8 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
8 minutes

Developing our own teaching exercises is a powerful consciousness-building process that eventually helps us clarify our own way of learning and to develop our unique style of teaching.


Dealing with Triggers

Video •  5 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
5 minutes

What do I do when I'm leading an NVC group and get emotionally triggered? Mary Mackenzie offers tips to respond with care and connection from her extensive experience leading NVC groups.


Developing Your Tracking Skills (Part 2)

Video •  10 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
10 minutes

Mary continues her discussion of tracking skills, focusing on tracking requests, agreements with the group and tracking time. Mary also examines how to monitor the purpose of the session, discerning if and when to shift the agreement about the purpose for meeting. Mary closes with some final helpful tips to hone your tracking skills.


Developing Your Tracking Skills (Part 1)

Video •  6 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
6 minutes

Mary offers tips for developing effective tracking skills, including how the energy of the group is managed discerning the qualities of presence for each of the members, and monitoring group participation while striving for a balance of inclusion.


8 Easy Steps for Developing Teaching Activities

Articles (Public) •  1 hour
Advanced Skill Level
Articles (Public)
1 hour
Borrowing teaching exercises from others can be fun and easy. However, when you develop your own, it deepens your learning and enables you develop your own teaching style.

Two Essential Tips for Facilitating Vibrant NVC Groups

Video •  10 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
10 minutes

Listen to Mary Mackenzie as she focuses on her opening premise for group participation, which lays the foundation for developing vibrant groups and then defines the facilitator’s role, which is often not known or incorrectly defined.


 
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