Workplace Series: Turning a Mandatory Meeting Into a Collaboration

Audio •  8 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
8 minutes

Miki works with a course participant to transform begrudging attendance at a mandatory meeting into the possibility for collaboration, more connection where little is expected and focus on clarity of purpose for meeting in the first place.


Workplace Series: The Distinction Between Giving Feedback and Wanting to be Heard

Audio •  9 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
9 minutes

Listen to Miki make an important distinction between giving feedback, which is grounded in a desire to contribute to another, and our own need to be heard.


Workplace Series: Supervisors Giving Feedback to Others

Audio •  11 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
11 minutes

Creating a trusting connection and keeping the line of communication open are the primary prerequsites for giving feedback as a supervisor. Listen to Miki work with a course participant to ready herself for an upcoming feedback session.


Connection Requests: Motivations and Examples Article

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.

Conflict Improv: “I’m Bored”

Video •  11 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
11 minutes

In this amusing and inspiring video, CNVC Certified Trainers Kelly Bryson and Christine King engage in a role play about a parent talking to a seven year old daughter who is feeling bored.


Conflict Improv: My Friend's Inner Jackals

Video •  9 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
9 minutes

Kelly Bryson and Christine King engage in a role play about how to stay connected to a friend whose persistent jackal voices tell her that she is worthless and her life is hopeless.


Conflict Improv: Connecting with Kids

Video •  9 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
9 minutes

In this upbeat video, CNVC Certified Trainers Kelly Bryson, Christine King and Jean Morrison enact two role plays that involve a triggered adult interacting with a young student and a teacher who has just witnessed an unpleasant interaction between two students.


Listen to the Universe

Article •  N/A
Beginner Skill Level
Article
N/A
Listen to the Universe is a fun group exercise to explore how we focus our attention and interpret what we experience.

NVC Mingle

Article •  N/A
Beginner Skill Level
Article
N/A
NVC Mingle is a fun group exercise to practice NVC principles and create quick conenctions with others.

Living NVC

Video •  1 hour
Beginner Skill Level
Video
1 hour

Mair Alight and Carol Chase show, through their interaction with each other, a living model of how NVC deepens friendships. They also provide information on why giraffes and jackals were originally chosen as the NVC mascots.


 
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