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Standing Your Ground on the Foundation of Intention

June 18th, 2018|Categories: Empathy Development, Maui NVC, Self-Empathy, Social and Emotional Learning|

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 [...]

Aloha By Jim Manske

June 6th, 2018|Categories: Empathy Development, Maui NVC, Social and Emotional Learning|

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 [...]

We made it home!  

May 15th, 2018|Categories: Empathy Development, Maui NVC, Needs Awareness, Social and Emotional Learning|

It took 52 hours due to storms and rerouting - what an adventure!  We can share more about this when we see you. Here's what [...]

Update from Guangzhou

May 10th, 2018|Categories: Empathy Development, Nonviolent Communication, NVC, Social and Emotional Learning|

Greetings, Friends, We’ve completed our plurk* here in China for this trip! Our first weekend workshop here in Guangzhou over the weekend included about 35 [...]

Update from Shenzhen; By Jim Manske

May 1st, 2018|Categories: Conflict resolution, NVC, NVC NextGen, Social and Emotional Learning|

Greetings from one of the newest cities in China, Shenzen. About 30 years ago, this sleepy little fishing village across the bay from vibrant, colonial [...]

Update from Yantai, By Jim Manske

April 26th, 2018|Categories: Compassionate Communication, NVC, Peer Mediation, Social and Emotional Learning|

Today is the third day of an extended weekend training here in Yantai, and our 9th day of training here over the last year.  I [...]

Update from Beijing; by Jim Manske

April 20th, 2018|Categories: Compassionate Communication, Needs Awareness, Nonviolent Communication, Social and Emotional Learning|

Warm aloha from chilly China! Savoring our workshop last weekend in Hong Kong gives me the sweet taste of connection and a deeper understanding of [...]

Update from Hong Kong; By Jim Manske

April 9th, 2018|Categories: Nonviolent Communication, Self-Empathy, Social and Emotional Learning|

Hong Kong is like island living on steroids.  Surrounded by familiar tropical flora like ti trees and hibiscus flowers, the energy of the city vibrates [...]


April 9th, 2018|Categories: Compassionate Communication, Empathy Development, Needs Awareness, Self-Empathy|

Walking quickly and alone along a wooded path at the conference center, I heard heavy footsteps and I felt a stab of fear.  I looked [...]