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Has someone ever talked to you to the extent that you're no longer enjoying it, and you now wonder if they even know you're there? Learn ways to bring in emotional understanding, engage more honestly and open-heartedly, and bridge next steps to the type of conversation that engages everyone's needs.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 5 - 8 minutes
  • Date Added 4/2019
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  • Payee LaShelle Lowe-Charde
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles

Reflect on a time when you were either expressing gossip or participating passively. What feelings and needs were up for you at the time? How might you have interrupted the gossip with connection? When interrupting gossip it can take a few rounds of empathy and honest expression to bridge understanding, and create a space in which mutual care and curiosity arises. Read on for an example.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 3-5 minutes
  • Date Added 05/05/2022
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  • Payee LaShelle Lowe-Chard√©
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Practice Exercises

Trainer Tip: Be aware of opportunities to be honest holding the intention to connect with people. If you do this with the elements of brevity, directness, and respect, you can increase your chances of being heard. If they don't like your honesty, consider switching to empathizing with them by listening to their feelings and needs.

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  • Skill Level Introductory Skill Level
  • Duration 1 - 2 minutes
  • Date Added 10/2005
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  • Payee Mary Mackenzie
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips

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

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 3 minutes
  • Date Added 07/06/2014
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  • Payee BayNVC
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips