Tag Archives: NVC

Putting listening in the ‘too hard’ basket?

A fellow NVC/Compassionate Communication professional, LaShelle Charde writes a weekly blog with ‘gems’ for improved connection with others.  I really like this one on ‘Listening’ as I do similar activities, so thought I’d share it with you.  Working too hard at Listening? … Continue reading

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Taking a ‘time out’ to reconnect

Do you react quickly in difficult conversations and then wish you’d thought it through a little more first ?  Do you find that your own emotional triggers get in the way of having a positive interaction with a colleague, and end … Continue reading

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Taking time out for play

We all lead very busy lives, and often forget to do the things that nourish us.  When did you last take time out for play? Once you’ve read through this little soundbite from the NVC series, sign up for the … 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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From self-empathy to silent empathy

Following on from the last post, This is another in Ike Lasater’s ‘Workplace Tips’ series to help you make the most of your work day. “Even if you did no other practice, consistently meeting your need for empathy would be … Continue reading

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Preparing for difficult conversations at work

Do you rush into difficult conversations and then wish you’d thought it through a little more first ?  Do you find that your own emotional fallout gets in the way of having a positive interaction with a colleague, and ends up making … Continue reading

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The Good Samaritan

I am often asked whether this NVC stuff actually works, and whether it is worth learning.  I, and many others, use it every day to make our own lives more peaceful, and every once in a while an opportunity to … Continue reading

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