Library Resources with Intermediate Skill Level

When someone wants to speak angrily about another, do you want to move away, try to calm them, argue, set a boundary, or offer empathy? What supports you to stay self connected? You can set boundaries regarding listening so that you're less likely to defend the other party, or attempt to talk your friend down from their judgments, thereby escalating the situation. Disagreements can also ignite curiosity and celebration. Read on for more.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 5-8 minutes
  • Date Written/Produced 05/2018
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
How much money to pay? And how much money to ask for? The supply and demand logic basically say that we ask for the most that “the market can absorb” and pay “the least that we can get away with.” We can instead, we can engage in experiments that focus on connecting to and satisfying needs. We can also engage with our varying degrees of access to resources within the existing economy and consider how we want to make choices about resources, especially when we have access to power.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Advanced Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 10 - 15 minutes
  • Date Written/Produced 11/2013
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 6
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
This handout defines and contrasts "empathy" alongside "responses may meet needs, but are not empathy" (such as advice, correcting, consoling, etc).

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 2 - 3 minutes
  • Date Written/Produced 6/2019
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Learning Tools
What can we do to bring vitality and resourcefulness back into our lives when we are feeling overwhelmed, depressed, anxious, or frustrated? Read on for a nine step process.

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Published in Trainer Tips

A chosen, interdependent world… In most cases, that's sure not the world we live in today, is it.  But it could be the world we live in tomorrow. And you can choose to be part of bringing that better world to life – to be part of a gradual, joyful transformation – simply by using the dynamic, living power of Dialogue.

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

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 4 hours
  • Production Date 11/21/2014
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Audio
The more we can stay present with our hurt, and own our interpretations, we are more likely to express what's important to us without blame and also to become resilient. From there, the listener can have more space to offer their full presence and empathy. Read on for more.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 4 - 6 minutes
  • Date Written/Produced 08/2011
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
People find confrontation inspirational when done with full compassion and intention to support. To do this, transform your own judgments or distress, come with useful content plus spot-on timing, and the best interests of the receiver in mind. Read on for questions you can ask yourself in preparation for this, and more.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 7 - 10 minutes
  • Date Written/Produced 11/2010
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
Unhook from a reactive dynamic, by staying with your needs and requests, and release attachment to outcome. Start by shifting your attention from the other person to get clear on what's true for you. Read on for strategies to transform reactivity, possible boundary setting behaviors, typical signs of escalation, and more.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 8-12 minutes
  • Date Written/Produced 11/2019
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 6
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles

Listen to CNVC Certified Trainer Dian Killian guide and ease you into a more natural expression of empathy. This is a three person exercise. Listen in and then give it a try!

This learning resource is free for all to enjoy until the end of March.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 30 minutes
  • Date Written/Produced 2/26/2020
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Practice Exercises
The “mind” or our “ego” are often depicted as a static entity, an unchangable part of human nature, and as obstacles or negative parts of ourselves to overcome. This view creates maligning, a split within us, while remaining invisibly part and parcel of authority-based societies --the dominant culture and institutions into which we are born. Instead, I want to advocate an integration of reason and emotion, mind and heart, plus self and others.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration Read time: 10 - 15 minutes
  • Date Written/Produced 11/2013
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 8
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
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