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Responding to the Call of Our Times: A Leadership Coaching Program (Ongoing)

Video Conference •  102 hours (2 hours per session)

Video Conference
102 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Learn how to engage effectively with others around a shared purpose
  • Weave nonviolence more deeply into your personal leadership style
  • Receive ongoing support in moving towards your highest goals
  • Increase your capacity to know and face reality as a source of greater choice
  • Be a part of transforming the old legacy of scarcity, powerlessness, and separation into a livable future

Taking 100% Responsibility for Every Relationship

Audio •  44 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
44 minutes

Taking 100% Responsibility offers a powerful antidote to the all-too-common dynamic of blaming that leaves you in the victim position and unable to have the relationship you want. Miki invites you to assume a stance of leadership while holding full care for both parties’ needs. No longer will you need to wait for the other person to change, nor will you need to give up your needs to reach harmony.


Feedback without Criticism

Audio •  58 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
58 minutes

Why Is giving feedback important and what makes it hard? Learn what makes giving and receiving feedback challenging and how you can turn these experiences into opportunities for learning, connection, and effective functioning.


Needs-Based Negotiation: 3 Stages Of Dialogue And 3 Types Of Reactivity

Practice Exercise •  6 - 9 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
6 - 9 minutes

When there's quality connection then collaboration and creativity generosity of heart can come. Then strategies honoring everyone’s needs are easier. This requires us to trust connection, hear needs, brainstorm, experiment, prepare, and hold confidence that everyone’s needs can be met. Needs-based negotiation starts there. What derails this? Feeling urgency, listening from our (dis)likes or opinions, and dire predictions.


Groups Tip Series: Working with Frequent Interruptions

Trainer Tip •  3 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 minutes

How can I deal with someone who is constantly interrupting and derailing our process?


Groups Tip Series: How Can I Support More Collaboration?

Trainer Tip •  4 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
4 minutes

It seems to me that people see ideas which are different from theirs as threatening. Instead of listening, the group polarizes around the different ideas and a lot of judgments develop, conflicts develop and people feel hurt. Forward progress becomes a battle ground. How can I support more collaboration?


Groups Tip Series: The Value of Groups

Trainer Tip •  3 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 minutes

Listen to Miki talk about the value of participating in groups, recognizing our inherent nature to do so, how industrialization has hindered our skills and the value of participating in a time when it's most needed.


The Value of Change

Trainer Tip •  1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: Wanting collaboration? Show you value the other person's needs as much as your own. After you both feel heard, you can make joint decisions about specifics of the agreement, such as "division of work", "scope of project", "when the action will take place", "how it'll be done" and "timing of follow up to see how things went". Read on for an example of how this is applied to asking someone to pitch in with doing chores.


Considering Everyone’s Needs Brings Peace

Trainer Tip •  1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: We feel our freedom when we are willing to look at others’ needs and our own, evaluate all of them and work toward valuing everyone’s needs. Take the time to demonstrate that you value everyone’s needs as much as your own today.


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