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Hit the Ground Running: How to Build and Sustain your NVC Business (Session 1)

Intermediate Skill Level • Video • 01:10 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
01:10 hours:minutes
Listen in as Dian shares her vision for spreading NVC through the world, and engages with participants in sharing their visions, and the areas in which they are seeking support. This session stresses the value of visioning work.

NVC at Work: Transforming Organizations with Nonviolent Communication (Complete Course)

Beginner Skill Level • Audio • 6 - 8 hours
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
6 - 8 hours
Listen and learn how to: Talk about NVC in a way that has meaning and relevance for companies and organizations, showing a clear ROI (return on investment). Draw on different applications of NVC for the workplace: addressing change in management, management issues / styles, morale / teamwork, employee retention, etc. Create a value-based training proposal (with different service and product...

How to Create a “Living” Organization

Intermediate Skill Level • Audio • 01:05 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
01:05 hours:minutes
Listen to Mary Mackenzie interview Gregg Kendrick and one of his clients to learn how to successfully introduce NVC into an organization that is unfamiliar with the concept. Gregg’s client, Dale Neikirk, will be sharing how NVC has supported and improved the results of his insurance company, through Gregg’s masterly facilitation.

Covert Compassion

with Jeff Brown
Intermediate Skill Level • Audio • 00:07 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
00:07 hours:minutes
Interested in bringing NVC consciousness to your workplace, but want to use a natural and conversational way of speaking? Listen in as Jeff describes three specific skills you can apply immediately: #1: How to express your understanding of a co-worker’s needs; #2: How to apply the three dimensions of needs in a business setting; and #3: How to make a Symbiotic Request that acknowledges holding...

Anatomy of a Trigger: Change Your Focus and Improve the Outcome

Beginner Skill Level • Article • Read time: 7-10 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
Read time: 7-10 minutes
When you or anyone is upset, what could underneath it all? There may be more than is immediately visible. This article invites us to explore what it looks like to inquire deeper, take self-responsibility, examine our assumptions, attachments, interpretations, and "certainties" that could be hidden behind the needs that are aching to be attended to...

The Empathy Factor in Workplaces Where People Thrive (Complete Course)

with Gregg Kendrick and Marie Miyashiro
Beginner Skill Level • Audio • 4 - 6 hours
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
4 - 6 hours
How is empathy in the workplace a professional skill? If you are ready to learn why and how empathy is the critical factor to more productivity, profitability and collaboration in the workplace, this recording is for you! The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy.

Listening as an Essential Leadership Skill

Beginner Skill Level • Audio • 00:08 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
00:08 hours:minutes
Lorraine perceives NVC-based listening to be an essential skill to cultivate for success in the business world. A key exercise for building your listening muscle is to work with your judgments of others by translating those judgments from “What’s wrong with them?” to “What's important to me?”

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.

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.

Creating Collaborative Organizations

with Miki Kashtan
Intermediate Skill Level • Audio • 00:55 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
00:55 hours:minutes
Miki will take you step-by-step through four vital systems that support radical collaboration and foster meaning. You’ll learn how to design a decision making process, create clear statements of intent, and create a process for resolving conflict.

How do I bring NVC into a job that isn't suited for NVC?

with Jeff Brown
Beginner Skill Level • Video • 00:05 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
00:05 hours:minutes
What if you work in construction or someplace that you are concerned would not to be open to bringing in Nonviolent Communication(NVC)? The answer depends on what you mean when you say, "Bring NVC into business."

Interdependence vs. Dependence/Independence

Intermediate Skill Level • Trainer Tip • Read time: 1-2 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
Read time: 1-2 minutes
Trainer tip: NVC consciousness recognizes interdependence. In this process each person is autonomous; everyone's needs matter; people have choice and responsibility for their actions; there's abundance, and a valuing of coming together. The dependence / independence paradigm assumes we either need someone else to be whole -- or we don’t need others at all. Commit to living autonomously. Notice...

Saying Thank You without Judgment

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • Read time: 1-2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
Read time: 1-2 minutes
Trainer tip: From the NVC perspective, everything someone says or does is either a “please” or a “thank you". In our culture, saying “thank you” usually involves an appreciation in the form of judgment or evaluation. Remember, whether we judge someone as good or bad, judgments and evaluations can create disconnect or tension. Instead, notice how their actions have enriched life, and what...

Tips for the Road Series: Tip 8. Practice Self-Empathy with Your Whole Body

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 1 page
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 page
In our fast-paced, busy lives it is tempting to practice NVC mostly with the left hemisphere of the brain, thinking through the steps quickly without slowing down to connect more deeply with feelings and needs. Don't miss an opportunity to integrate the hemispheres of the brain and the valuable information from the neural networks in the heart and gut.

 
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