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An Introduction to
Nonviolent
A Language of compassion rather
than
Communication
(NVC)
domination

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How do you sell/tell your stakeholders to agree with


your plan?

1.Group yourselves into 5 members per group.


2.Discuss and decide how you are going to
present it in a role play (5 minutes)
3.Practice (10 minutes)
4.Role play per group (5 minutes)

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1.Which of the groups presented the best


strategy? Why?
2.What are the factors that made them more
convincing?

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Nonviolent Communicationsm (NVC)


- developed by Marshall Rosenberg
- guides us to reframe how we express ourselves, how we hear
others and resolve conflicts by focusing our consciousness on
what we are observing, feeling, needing, and requesting
- It is a tool that leads us toward a quality of connection among
people where everyones needs are valued and get met
through compassionate givingout of the joy of contributing to
another human being

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Purpose of NVC

To inspire compassionate, heartfelt connection


so that all needs may be valued
To connect to the life in ourselves and others
To be inspired and to inspire others to give
from the heart

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Two ways to enhance connection & understanding:


1. Vulnerably express our own feelings & needs, or
2. Empathically listen to the feelings & needs of the
other.

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"In every moment, each of us is trying


to meet our needs in the best way we
know how."
~ Marshall Rosenberg

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4 Components of an NVC Expression

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Observe the Facts

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FEELINGS

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EXERCISE: Feelings or Thoughts

I feel that youre not trying hard enough


I feel like a failure
I feel hes got a bad attitude
I feel pressured by you

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NEEDS

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The
Wheel of
Human
Needs

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EXERCISE: NEEDS OR STRATEGIES

I need you to try harder


I need to make a contribution
I need my clients to pay on time
I need understanding and respect

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DYAD PRACTICE - OBSERVATIONS

1.Share a particular incident at work that stimulated


some unpleasant feelings for you.

2.Your partner will take note of all the observations


(SEE and HEAR). Suspend judgment.

3.After the story, you can switch roles.

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DYAD PRACTICE - FEELINGS


1. Ask your partner to read his/her list of observations.
2. Referring to the handout of feelings or you may use your own
dialect in identifying feelings, guess what your partner might be
feeling based on your observations.
3. Your partner can select which of those feelings identified seem to
resonate with her/him.

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DYAD PRACTICE - NEEDS


1.Referring to the handout of the Wheel of Needs, make

several guesses as to the needs that your partner might be


feeling.

2.Your partner then validates which of the potential needs that


he/she seem to resonate.

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How does the exercise made you feel?


What is helpful about it? What was not?
How do we improve that?
Where is this applicable?

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MARAMING SALAMAT!