Moving From Blame to Self-Responsibility

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  2 pages
Often when someone else does something we don't like, it's easy to blame the other person. After all, we have all been trained to focus on fault when needs are not met. What can we do to shift that pattern?
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Not Trusting the “Yes”

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:24 hours:minutes
In this audio recording, Miki demonstrates how to stay in a dialogue when you don't trust someone's "yes," how to equalize power between people and how to allow space for others to say "no" to our requests.
In this 2-part audio series, Miki demonstrates how to stay in a dialogue when you don’t trust someone’s “yes,” how to equalize power between people and how to allow space for others to say “no” to our requests.  In this 2-part audio series, Miki demonstrates how to stay in a dialogue when you don't trust someone's "yes," how to equalize power between people and how to allow space for others to say "no" to our requests.In this 2-part audio series, Miki demonstrates how to stay in a dialogue when you don't trust someone's "yes," how to equalize power between people and how to allow space for others to say "no" to our requests.
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NVC Principles

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Video  •  00:22 hours:minutes
In this 3-part video, Miki Kashtan discusses the spiritual nature of NVC, delves deeper into the NVC concept of needs and offers practical tools to make requests in ways that others are more likely to respond to positively.
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Sharing NVC With Others

Advanced Skill Level  •  Audio  •  01:20 hours:minutes
In this prerecorded telecourse, Miki Kashtan uses an interactive dialogue to address some of the most common questions among new NVC facilitators and trainers.
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Is NVC Always, in the End, “Just One-on-One”?

Beginner Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  3 pages
Ask the Trainer: "Can you share stories of transforming group conflict, or is NVC strictly intended for 'one-on-one' work?"
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Confidentiality Agreement

Advanced Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  4 pages
Ask the Trainer: "A participant in our beginners' NVC practice group asked the co-facilitators if there was a confidentiality agreement that was typically used in NVC practice groups?"
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The Needs Underneath a Need for “Fairness”

Advanced Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  2 pages
Ask the Trainer: "I'm practicing with 'transforming the pain of unmet needs into the beauty of the need.' In identifying my unmet needs, I come up with 'fairness.' However, fairness isn't on the needs list! I'm wondering what needs might be underneath 'fairness.'"
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Hidden Needs

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  2 pages
Ask the Trainer: "I've been feeling frustrated and angry quite a bit lately over very simple things. Can you help me get to the root of my hidden needs?"
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Different Types of Requests

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  2 pages
Ask the Trainer: "Could you share a list of types of requests, with examples of each and a possible strategy for formulating requests in conversation?"
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Teachers Expressing to Students and Colleagues

Advanced Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  3 pages
Ask the Trainer: "I just started teaching in a public school and I'm not enjoying the violence that teachers express towards children and their colleagues. However, when I talk about NVC, most people listen but I feel they're either not understanding it or ..."
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