For me, I am learning that thinking (beliefs), although useful for 3 outcomes*, often gets in the way of realizing the connection that is always present when I am observing. Living in Hawai’i has contributed to trusting my direct experience.… Read the rest “Why does NVC focus on direct experience rather than creating a new belief system? By Jim Manske”
Effectively connecting to the Zero Step leads you to understand the needs you are hoping to meet before you open your mouth. The next step to weaving a connected conversation begins with warmly and vulnerably exposing those needs when you … Read the rest “Standing Your Ground on the Foundation of Intention”
In the language of Hawai’i, aloha means many things…greetings, farewell, love, compassion. I have heard some say that aloha literally means “we breathe the same air”.
The work of Marshall Rosenberg (Nonviolent Communication, NVC) points to this deep truth … Read the rest “Aloha By Jim Manske”