Edge/Strength

Work Collaboratively | Dian Killian:

On Celebrating Learning Curves (podcast)

Cycle

Tools for Integrating NVC

An individually crafted practice
to support integrating NVC in your life.

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(beneath is courtesy of the work of Jim and Jori Manske)

1. Identify an edge
2. Identify a strength

(Consider, how can you use your strength to support your edge?)

Skills to consider:

Presence
Observing
Feelings -Awareness
Self-Acceptance
Needs-Consciousness
Recovering from Reactivity
Making Requests Empathy
Empathy
Honest Self-Expression
Patience

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Strength      |           Edge    

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Needs-Consciousness

Recovering from Reactivity

What’s an edge that you would like to build upon?
(Pick a complementary strength that might support you in developing this skill.)

Presence  Observing  Feelings-Awareness  Needs-Consciousness  Requests
Honest Self-Expression  Empathy   Patience Recovering from Reactivity  Self-Acceptance  

Pathways to Liberation – Matrix

Listen to a (free) recording of one way to use the Matrix here.

Matrix

Download:
Pathways to Liberation Self Assessment Matrix v1 2.pdf
Pathways to Liberation Self Assessment Matrix v1 2 large.pdf

Strength/Edge practice originated with Jim & Jori Manske via 1) Radical Compassion – Matrix & 2) Taste of Compassionate Leadership Free Teleclass – NVC Academy – see last slide of their handout here – [PDF].

Here is the link to the audio recording of their (free) 2/25/17 call.

See also:

Four stages of competence

Improvisational Observation

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(Wikimedia Commons Figure Skating Edges courtesy of Hergilei)
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