Trainer Tip: We all see through our own filters. To disentangle what we hear from some is really saying, check using understanding requests at the level of detail you need. Course correct along the way. In a charged situation this can be critical to bringing in clarity, being heard and resolving differences amicably.

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  • Date Written/Produced 10/2005
  • Duration Read time: 1-2 minutes
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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
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When we're on the receiving end of pain-stimulating assumptions, a microaggression, or prejudice --when we're reactive and resultingly have self doubt, guilt or shame in ourselves-- is it possible to be intensely authentic while holding care for everyone in the situation? Can we effectively do this even as a third party witnesses to these things?

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  • Date Written/Produced 04/2019
  • Duration Read time: 9 - 13 minutes
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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Points 6
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There are times when someone judges us, or meets us with prejudice, and its easier for us to respond by hating them, or judging ourselves as not good enough. How can we love another person instead without excusing their actions? Roxy tells us her story with wonderment, grief and mourning.

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  • Date Written/Produced 01/2018
  • Duration Read time: 6 - 9 minutes
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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Why does NVC practice, and NVC training/coaching, appear to be not enough to bridge divides between people? This article takes a look at the trickle down effect of our societal conditioning, what we can add to our NVC lense, and what we can do "upstream" when NVC doesn't seem to be enough. Additionally, the article talks about unseen constraints that men, women and minority groups face in organizational settings...

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  • Date Written/Produced 1/2018
  • Duration Read time: 12 - 18 minutes
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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Points 10
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Join Jeff Brown for a provocative fishbowl discussion about how privilege and lack of privilege white people.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 01:21 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 04/22/2017
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  • Points 4
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Join Alan Seid for a provocative fishbowl discussion about how privilege and lack of privilege affect men.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 01:19 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 05/06/2017
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  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Join Dian Killian and Mary Mackenzie for a provocative fishbowl discussion about how privilege and lack of privilege affect women.

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Join Roxy Manning for a provocative fishbowl discussion about how privilege and lack of privilege affect people of color.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 01:30 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 06/03/2017
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  • Points 4
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Sarah Peyton explains implicit bias and own race bias (ORB), predispositions that slant our perceptions of ourselves and others. There's hope, these implicit biases can be overcome!

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 00:12 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 04/08/2017
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  • Points 0
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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