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The Inside Job of Collaboration (4 Session Course)

Audio • 5 - 7 hours • 9/15/2022
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
5 - 7 hours
9/15/2022

Although we are evolutionarily designed for collaborating with others when attending to our basic needs, the weight of the systems and cultural messages we have inherited interfere. Many of us are doubtful that collaboration is possible or effective, and most of us lack both the faith and the skills to live collaboratively, regardless of cultural imperatives. Miki helps us navigate this terrain.


Jackal vs. Needs

Video • 2 minutes • 12/18/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Video
2 minutes
12/18/2022

When asked to talk about Self-Empathy to a professional group with no NVC background, Mary devised a quick and easy new practice: Jackal vs Needs. Give this simple method to connect with yourself a try.


Angry and Taken Advantage of

Article • 4-6 minutes • 6/2018
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
4-6 minutes
6/2018

Finding your power in seemingly powerless situations doesn't mean denying what happened, your feelings, your needs, nor the behavior of others that didn't meet needs. It does mean reexamining those situations with the intention to compassionately look for your contribution and for clues to your hidden perceptual biases. Read on to learn about about finding these clues, and more.


Noticing What Is Important

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/2005

Trainer Tip: Where do you focus most of your life? Are there areas that you could reassess? Are you happy? Engage a new paradigm shift in your life.


Teachers Expressing to Students and Colleagues

Trainer Tip • 3 - 5 minutes • Circa 2007
Advanced Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 - 5 minutes
Circa 2007

Ask the Trainer: "I just started teaching in a public school and I'm not enjoying the violence that teachers express towards children and their colleagues. However, when I talk about NVC, most people listen but I feel they're either not understanding it or ..."


How to Ask for Responsiveness

Article • 3-5 minutes • 10/2019
Beginner Skill Level
Article
3-5 minutes
10/2019

If it's a tender topic and/or you are looking for a particular level of responsiveness, you can let listeners know what you want back before you share -- or you can ask them for a particular kind of response right after you share. The more you can do this, the more it can create supportive relationships in your life. Read on for ways to ask for a particular kind of responsiveness to meet particular needs.


Dealing With Disappointment

Article • 3 - 5 minutes • 12/4/2021
Beginner Skill Level
Article
3 - 5 minutes
12/4/2021

Disappointment emerges when there is a gap between what we want, expect or hope for, and what is happening. When this occurs it can be tempting to make someone or the situation wrong. Instead, rather than pushing against the flow of life we can rejoin it, non-judgmentally notice our observations and feelings. Plus we can nurture acceptance and mourning. We can also remember that what's happening isn't permanent.


Meeting Our Need for Honesty

Trainer Tip • 1-2 minutes • 01/26/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1-2 minutes
01/26/2005

Trainer Tip: Mary offers a perspective on how to know if our need for honesty is being met.


Speaking Up Is an Expression of Love

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 03/30/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
03/30/2005

Trainer Tip: Q: How do we get the love we want? A: Ask for it.


Using Integral Concepts to Improve Discernment

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Video • 24 minutes • 05/2007
Advanced Skill Level
Video
24 minutes
05/2007

Wes Taylor, former CNVC Certified Trainer, uses Ken Wilber’s work to explain the developmental evolution of consciousness,. He then connects Wilber’s stage development concepts to the development of Nonviolent Communication.


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