Library Resources with conversation preparation

What's my intention? What needs am I trying to meet? What do I want the other person to know or understand? How can I say it in a way they are most likely to hear? These are four questions we can use in preparation for an important conversation. Read on for more on this, plus four accompanying practices.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 5 - 8 minutes
  • Production Date 11/2019
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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You can use this exercise for NVC workshops or trainings to provide participants with a glimpse of the impact of their responses on others, and to learn a new way of communicating. Print it off on standard paper or postcard stock, then cut across the middle.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 2 - 3 minutes
  • Production Date 04/2019
  • Premium Members n/a
  • Points 6
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
This two page learning tool contains lists of needs, feelings, faux feelings, and feelings that might be mixed with thoughts...

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 3 - 5 minutes
  • Production Date 04/2019
  • Premium Members n/a
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
This is 2 pages. The first page summarizes each of the four steps of the NVC model and the second page describes the ways in which our language alienates us from ourselves and each other.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 5 - 7 minutes
  • Production Date 04/2019
  • Premium Members n/a
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Here's a list of 13 reminders to help you prepare for a challenging dialogue...

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 1 - 3 minutes
  • Production Date 04/2019
  • Premium Members n/a
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
These guiding questions will help you review your motives and approach before engaging in especially important conversations. Carry it with you, share it with the other person if possible, and make a decision to stay on track instead of getting pulled into old speaking and listening habits that aren't working.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 1 - 3 minutes
  • Production Date 04/2019
  • Premium Members n/a
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
 
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