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Workplace Series: The Distinction Between Giving Feedback and Wanting to be Heard

Audio •  9 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
9 minutes

Listen to Miki make an important distinction between giving feedback, which is grounded in a desire to contribute to another, and our own need to be heard.


Workplace Series: Turning a Mandatory Meeting Into a Collaboration

Audio •  8 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
8 minutes

Miki works with a course participant to transform begrudging attendance at a mandatory meeting into the possibility for collaboration, more connection where little is expected and focus on clarity of purpose for meeting in the first place.


Workplace Series: When Purpose Trumps Connection

Audio •  6 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
6 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.


Workplace Series: Two Strategies for Adapting NVC into the Workplace

Audio •  6 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
6 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.


Don’t Use That Psych 101 with Me!

Audio •  5 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
5 minutes

CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan helps a man whose ex-spouse reacted strongly to his attempt at empathizing with her. Miki shows us how it’s possible to hide behind our empathic expression, creating less rather than more connection. She suggests instead that we be vulnerably authentic.


My Teen Daughter Dislikes NVC

Audio •  8 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
8 minutes

In this brief audio segment, Miki works with a woman whose teenage daughter rejects her use of NVC, guiding her in a process of self-awareness and acceptance.


Open-Hearted Disagreement

Audio •  6 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
6 minutes

Miki demonstrates how to work with judgmental thinking, offering a two-step process to shift from right/wrong thinking about our disagreements to a more open-hearted state of being.


How Does Change Take Place?

Audio •  5 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
5 minutes

How does change take place?  In this brief segment, Miki explores the three key ingredients that make change possible for individuals as well as for societal change.


Theoretical Underpinnings of NVC (8 Session Course)

Audio •  8 - 12 hours
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
8 - 12 hours

Bring your inquisitive mind and open heart to Miki Kashtan's Theoretical Underpinnings of NVC and learn the principles that underlie the NVC practice.


Communicating with Family Across Political Divides

Audio •  17 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
17 minutes

CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan talks with radio show host Hollis Polk about strategies for communicating with family members whose political views oppose our own.


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