Connecting Across Differences, 2nd edition
Dr. Dian Killian and Dr. Jane Marantz Connor
In this fully revised second edition, Dr. Dian Killian and Dr. Jane Marantz Connor offer a comprehensive and accessible guide for exploring the concepts, applications, and transformative power of the Nonviolent Communication process. Discover simple, yet transformative skills to create a life of abundance, where building the personal, professional and community connections you long for begins with a simple shift in thinking.
Now with an expanded selection of broadly applicable exercises, role plays, and activities that challenge readers to immediately apply the concepts in everyday life, this new edition opens the authors' insight to an even broader audience. Detailed and comprehensive, this combined book and workbook enhances communication skills by introducing the basic NVC model, as well as more advanced NVC practices.
Relevant, meaningful exercises follow each concept, giving readers the chance to immediately apply the skills they've learned to real-life experiences.
Drawing on a combined 25 years of experience, the authors help
- Transform negative self-talk into self empowerment
- Foster trust and collaboration when stakes are high
- Establish healthy relationships to satisfy your needs
- Defuse anger, enemy images, and other barriers to connection
- Get what you want while maintaining respect and integrity