30 connection zoom talk with Petra Kumm the needs year empathic way europe

Connection – Zoom Talk with Petra Kumm

Welcome to Week 30 of the Needs’ Year!
This week Joachim Berggren will have a conversation with Petra Kumm about the need of Connection.
Petra Kumm has been involved in NVC since 2007. Petra has attended many seminars with numerous international trainers, including Kit Miller, Dominic Barter, Nada Ignatovic Savic, Marshall Rosenberg, Marianne Göthlin, Kelly Bryson, Arnina Kashtan and Robert Gonzales. Petra has been working in elementary schools for 20 years and made it her mission ten years ago to teach NVC to teachers. She has also developed a set of feelings and needs cards and a game board to enable beginners to practice (self-)empathy: the “Connection Game”.
Petra says: I chose connection as the need to talk about because it’s the core and the purpose of NVC for me. Dominic Barter said: “Connection is the thing without which nothing else will happen.” Connection makes communication and cooperation work. It’s the glue between people and the anchor in ourselves. I believe what Marshall called the beloved devine energy is when our hearts connect and we enter the field beyond right and wrong doing Rumi wrote about: “That’s where we meet!”
Registration: To receive the access to the Zoom link, choose the free or the premium subscription of “The Needs’ Year” HERE!
If you have already subscribed, link to the Zoom will be sent to you by email. You can also find it on the online platform if you are a Premium subscriber.
Date of the Zoom Talk: 27 July 2022
Time: 19:00-19:45 (CEST/Berlin time)
Recording: We plan to record this event and make it available to other people. We may also use parts of the recording for marketing and publicity across a range of media. If you do not wish to be recorded, then switch off your camera and microphone for the whole duration of the session.
The recording will be available to the Premium subscribers few days after the meeting.
If you are interested in other Zoom Talks that will be organised in the frame of the Needs’ Year, read more and register HERE.
Besides, we invite you to read a blog post about connection by Joachim Berggren – it is published on Monday the same week as this event on Empathic Way Europe’s website HERE.




CEST (Berlin time)
19:00 - 19:45

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 2022-07-27
  • Time: 13:00 - 13:45

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