HOW TO PREPARE PEOPLE FOR YOUR WEIRDNESS
"You've been acting weird lately. Talk like a real person!"
Dr. Marshall Rosenberg, the pioneering creator of Nonviolent Communication, acknowledges that when we first start to practice his innovative techniques, we might experience similar responses from our family members or co-workers. In this supplemental teaching session, he helps to prepare us for the critical or confused reactions that we may encounter. Through empathy, he explains, we can hear others' underlying feelings and need and begin to foster a compassionate exchange of information—the essence of Nonviolent Communication.