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Observation, the First Component of Nonviolent Communication

Observation, the First Component of Nonviolent Communication

Observation, the First Component of Nonviolent Communication

  • Time Investment: 1 - 2 minutes
  • Date Published: 10/2005

Trainer tip: People often presume why something happened before checking with the other person. Instead, if we were to name the facts of what happened through observation without adding in our own judgments or reasons why we think it happened, we can more easily open the possibility for deeper connection with the other person. Read on for more on making observations.

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