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Culture of Empathy Builder:  Christy Michaels
 


Christy Michaels - Empathy is Unbelievably Powerful

  • Introduction

    •  Wanted a connection with people

    • Found Nonviolent Communication

  • Empathy is Unbelievably Powerful

  • Something so simple can have such a dramatic effect

  • empathy can shift to another space, gave freedom

  • there is another way - you don't have to stay in the suffering

  • judgments seem so overwhelming

  • empathy is the greater truth

  • How did empathy become important to you?

    • difficulty of rising a daughter -

    • a wall

    • Marshall Rosenberg - NVC - connecting with the heart of another

    • empathy is the doorway in

    • Rosenberg story of teaching unruly class

    • did teaching through empathy

  • found way to connect with daughter, with humor

    • didn't have to pretend about being the perfect parent

    • non judgmental