Workplace Series: When Purpose Trumps Connection

Intermediate Skill Level •  Audio •  00:06 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
00:06 hours:minutes
In most business environments, purpose holds a higher priority than connection. Listen to Miki discuss the strategy of using minimum connection to remain true to the purpose at hand, and how the purpose of empathy may differ in the workplace.

Workplace Series: Two Strategies for Adapting NVC into the Workplace

Intermediate Skill Level •  Audio •  00:06 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
00:06 hours:minutes
Listen to Miki discuss two strategies for bringing NVC into the workplace in ways most likely to be well received. First Miki explains why it's best to focus more on needs than feelings in business environments. Second, she talks about unpacking needs into phrases as a way of enhancing workplace connection.

Connection Requests: Motivations and Examples Article

Intermediate Skill Level •  Article •  5 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
5 pages
Connection requests focus on the quality of connection between people instead of on any particular strategy or solution.

Key Assumptions and Intentions of NVC

Introductory Skill Level •  Learning Tool •  3 pages
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
3 pages
NVC practice is based on several key assumptions and intentions. When we live based on these assumptions and intentions, self-connection and connection with others become increasingly possible and easy, helping us contribute to a world where everyone’s needs are attended to peacefully.

Wanting Fully without Attachment

Beginner Skill Level •  Audio •  01:00 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
01:00 hours:minutes
Do you want to befriend your needs and live without shame about them? Would you like to increase your inner freedom by letting go of attachment to outcome? Join Miki Kashtan to learn skills and practices that will enable you to want fully without attachment.

Embracing Jackal Thoughts

Intermediate Skill Level •  Trainer Tip •  2 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 pages
Ask the Trainer: "In trainings I say our jackals are thoughts and now I've come to wonder if all thoughts are jackals...?"

The Cause of Our Feelings

Beginner Skill Level •  Trainer Tip •  3 pages
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 pages
Ask the Trainer: “I would love some clarity about the NVC perspective on the cause of our feelings. It seems to me that my needs may be met or not, but the cause of my painful feelings is my story around the situation.”

Empathy Hurdles

Intermediate Skill Level •  Article •  2 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
2 pages
Miki Kashtan poignantly shares about the challenges of empathizing with another when we really don't understand their actions.

The Freedom of Committing to a Path

Intermediate Skill Level •  Article •  3 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
3 pages
In June, 1996, I had an epiphany. In a motel room in Indiana, the night before returning home from a solo camping trip in Michigan and Canada, I discovered how much I had lost in my life because of so fiercely protecting myself. Up until that day, bringing forth my vulnerable self was to be avoided at all costs, which kept me numb much of the time, disconnected from myself and from much of life. Alone in my room, I cried, I talked out loud, and I finally exclaimed to myself that I wanted to reclaim every last bit of my vulnerability, just like I had it as a child.

Not Trusting the “Yes”

Intermediate Skill Level •  Audio •  00:24 hours:minutes
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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