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He doesn’t like me! – clues that people drop

“He doesn’t like me!“ How would we normally react when one of our friends or colleagues says something like this?  Disagree – “Of course he likes you“, or make a judgement call – “You’re just being oversensitive!”  We think we’re … Continue reading

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How to communicate with terrorists

Nonviolent Communication has far-reaching uses.  This is Marshall Rosenberg talking about how he’s used NVC in mediations and other conversations with warring communities and terrorists.

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Embracing constant transformation

“If change is happening on the outside faster than on the inside, the end is in sight” – Jack Welch.  Although this quote was originally about the world of commerce, and how organisations must constantly transform to keep up with … Continue reading

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Our own ‘baggage’ affects our clients

In this YouTube video, Dr. Bonnie Badenoch talks about how the behaviour of our clients, and potential outcomes are affected by what we bring to the table as mediators, coaches, counsellors, teachers, therapists, etc. This is the science that supports what … Continue reading

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A little bit of empathy goes a long way

I hold a Conflict Coaching and Mediation clinic at the local Citizens Advice Bureau every Monday and there are many people who come in seeking help.  Life has not been kind to some of these members of the local community, … Continue reading

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Online Help For Parents Separating

I recently came across this fantastic website for parents going through a separation or divorce – http://www.uptoparents.org.   It has a wealth of resources – video, audio, and documents – to support parents in trying to decide on their future … Continue reading

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NVC Compassionate Educator Tips

How can we use NVC (Nonviolent Communication)  in our schools and other educational establishments?   Well, the NVC website has started weekly tips on different topics.  This third one is ‘Compassionate Educator Tips’  to help educators develop positive learning environments.  They’re little soundbites, so once you’ve read … Continue reading

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