Fear of Negative Consquences

Intermediate Skill Level •  Audio •  00:08 hours:minutes
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.

Taking on the World: How to Become a Change Agent (Part 8)

Intermediate Skill Level •  Audio •  00:57 hours:minutes
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!

Transforming Power Relations: The Invisible Revolution

Intermediate Skill Level •  Article •  9 pages
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.

Dialogue with the World at Large (Part 2)

Intermediate Skill Level •  Audio •  01:10 hours:minutes
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!

Groups Tip Series: The Value of Groups

Beginner Skill Level •  Trainer Tip •  00:03 hours:minutes
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.

Groups Tip Series: How Can I Support More Collaboration?

Beginner Skill Level •  Trainer Tip •  00:04 hours:minutes
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?

Groups Tip Series: Working with Frequent Interruptions

Beginner Skill Level •  Trainer Tip •  00:03 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
00:03 hours:minutes
How can I deal with someone who is constantly interrupting and derailing our process?

How to Enjoy Your Family Dinner

Beginner Skill Level •  Audio •  00:49 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
00:49 hours:minutes
If you dread family gatherings because of family tensions, you can find ways to excavate through piles of hardened judgments and hopelessness, build on your inner strength, and engage with family conflicts with open-hearted curiosity, greater presence, and connecting with what really matters to everyone.

How Does Change Take Place?

Intermediate Skill Level •  Audio •  00:05 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
00:05 hours:minutes
How does change take place?  In this brief segment, Miki explores the three key ingredients that make change possible for individuals as well as for societal change.

Open-Hearted Disagreement

Intermediate Skill Level •  Audio •  00:06 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
00:06 hours:minutes
Miki demonstrates how to work with judgmental thinking, offering a two-step process to shift from right/wrong thinking about our disagreements to a more open-hearted state of being.

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