Taking on the World: How to Become a Change Agent (Part 1)

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:37 hours:minutes
Are you eager to translate your vision of a world where everyone’s needs matter into a tangible reality? Do you long to discover your unique role in responding to the challenges of our times? If, so join Miki for 12 sessions that will propel you on your way!
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The Inside Job of Collaboration (Part 1)

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:54 hours:minutes
Although we are evolutionarily designed for collaborating with others when attending to our basic needs, the weight of the systems and cultural messages we have inherited interfere. Many of us are doubtful that collaboration is possible or effective, and most of us lack both the faith and the skills to live collaboratively, regardless of cultural imperatives. Miki helps us navigate this terrain.
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The Building Blocks of Interpersonal Collaboration (Part 2)

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  01:07 hours:minutes
Don’t know how to effectively work through differences with others in your organization? You are not alone… Like most of us, you simply lack the training and skills – and that’s what you’ll acquire during this course. Join Miki and learn specific tools and tips that work – for everyone!
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Creating and Sustaining Strong Teams (Part 1)

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  01:37 hours:minutes
A clear sense of shared purpose is essential to creating a strong team. Listen in as Miki and our participants examine how much time teams dedicate to shared purpose, and what they do to support their ability to be a team working toward that shared purpose, rather than a group of individuals.
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Fear of Negative Consquences

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:08 hours:minutes
Miki responds to a participant’s question concerning fear of consequences when speaking with a manager at work. In this excerpt, she delves into the topic of choosing to inhabit nonviolence in the workplace, affirming that fear and nonviolence are incompatible, and that nonviolence is a powerful alternative to our habitual Fight, Flight, Freeze responses.
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Taking on the World: How to Become a Change Agent (Part 8)

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:57 hours:minutes
Are you eager to translate your vision of a world where everyone’s needs matter into a tangible reality? Do you long to discover your unique role in responding to the challenges of our times? If, so join Miki for 12 sessions that will propel you on your way!
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Transforming Power Relations: The Invisible Revolution

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  9 pages
Miki explains how teachers and administrators can become more effective in relating to themselves, other faculty and staff, and they can contribute more to students' ability to feel connected and energized. Nonviolent Communication provides specific tools to empower ourselves and others to live more in line with our values and deeper needs.
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Dialogue with the World at Large (Part 2)

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  01:10 hours:minutes
Welcome to our first "Staff Pick of the Month," a new feature in the Multimedia Library, bringing fully edited sessions from our currrent live telecourses to you. Our November pick comes from Miki Kashtan. Listen as Miki works with participants in an intensive dialogue about deeply polarized political views, a land ownership dispute and an organizational conflict within a co-op. Enjoy!
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Groups Tip Series: The Value of Groups

Beginner Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  00:03 hours:minutes
Listen to Miki talk about the value of participating in groups, recognizing our inherent nature to do so, how industrialization has hindered our skills and the value of participating in a time when it's most needed.
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Groups Tip Series: How Can I Support More Collaboration?

Beginner Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  00:04 hours:minutes
It seems to me that people see ideas which are different from theirs as threatening. Instead of listening, the group polarizes around the different ideas and a lot of judgments develop, conflicts develop and people feel hurt. Forward progress becomes a battle ground. How can I support more collaboration?
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