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Workplace Series: When Purpose Trumps Connection

Intermediate Skill Level • Audio • 00:06 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
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.

Taste of Compassionate Leadership Series: Sowing the Quilt of Connection

Beginner Skill Level • Audio • 01:03 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
01:03 hours:minutes
Jim Manske offers practices to stay in dialogue without defensiveness, especially when it's difficult. Listen to Jim discuss the refining of our commitment to connection and how to respond to others' defensiveness too.

Awareness of Marginalization Can Support Connection

Intermediate Skill Levels • Article • Read time: 7 - 11 minutes
Intermediate Skill Levels
Read time: 7 - 11 minutes
With abundant evidence that most people have unconscious biases against people --even when that bias runs counter to their own values-- there's a strong chance you recreate this disconnect with people far more often than you recognize. So even with a high degree of NVC skills you may behave in a way that seems "NVC" but also reproduces the painful patterns that marginalized people all-too-often...

Differentiating Between Feelings And Faux Feelings

Introductory Skill Level • Learning Tool • N/A
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
This chart is intended as an aid to translating words that are often confused with feelings. These words imply that someone is doing something to you and generally connote wrongness or blame. To use this list, when somebody says “I’m feeling rejected,” you might translate this as: “Are you feeling scared because you have a need for inclusion?”

Power Relations and Connection Across Differences in US Society: An NVC Perspective (Complete Course)

with Inbal Kashtan and Roxy Manning
Advanced Skill Level • Audio • 03:17 hours:minutes
Advanced Skill Level
03:17 hours:minutes
Join CNVC Certified Trainers Inbal Kashtan and Roxy Manning, for a passionate and intimate exploration of how NVC can support personal and social transformation in the area of power relations and social divisions. The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy.

I'll Work on Me, You Work on You

with Jim Manske
Beginner Skill Level • Article • Read time: 5-8 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Read time: 5-8 minutes
As a beginner in NVC, you might find your attempts to practice your NVC only increases conflict, disconnection and upset in your interactions with people. Or perhaps people start seeing you as inauthentic. From there, you may find yourself sinking deeper into self-judgement. In this article, Jim Manske shows us how to shift these potential unintended outcomes, into deeper NVC consciousness that...

NVC and the Enneagram: Expanding Awareness, Connection and Compassion (Complete Course)

with Jean Morrison and Sylvia Haskvitz
Intermediate Skill Level • Audio • 02:42 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
02:42 hours:minutes
Join Sylvia and Jean in this fascinating exploration of NVC and the Enneagram, a system of nine basic personality types.

Connecting with Spiritual Clarity

with Jim Manske
Beginner Skill Level • Article • Read time: 2 - 3 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Read time: 2 - 3 minutes
We can cultivate spiritual clarity through bringing attention to our intentions, mourning, gratitude, and the dynamic flow of feelings and needs. This can bring more autonomy, choice and liberate the energy of connection and contribution. We can also awaken our hearts to see the reality that our well-being is mutually interdependent. Read on for more.

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