Time for Empathy Giraffe Business School: Bringing NVC to Organizations – Marie Miyashiro with Catherine Cooley & Kathleen De Laet

Giraffe Business School: Bringing NVC to Organizations – Marie Miyashiro with Catherine Cooley & Kathleen De Laet

Are you an NVC trainer or facilitator sharing NVC in organizations?
How can you make bringing NVC to organizations sustainable, scalable and repeatable—both for you and for the organization?
In Session 1, Marie Miyashiro (Author, The Empathy Factor business book), with CNVC Certified Trainers Catherine Cooley and Kathleen de Laet, share a “secret” to building an NVC business that can make a sustainable change for your clients and help you thrive financially.
Bonus: Learn the very FIRST thing to do when you are invited to offer an NVC workshop in a workplace – something that answers one of the questions people in the organization are likely to have at the top of their minds as they consider whether to hire you!
If you are working with organizations now or hope to in the future, you can apply these critical Key Steps right away for more impact and multi-event, repeat clients.


Would you like to learn more about how to bring Nonviolent Communication to business? Join the Giraffe Business School with Marie Miyashiro starting on 8 May 2024!


[Workshop organised in the frame of Time for Empathy 2024]
When: 6 March 2024, 20:00-21:30 CET (Berlin time)
Most of the workshops during “Time for Empathy” are not recorded, so the only possibility to participate is to join the session. The sessions that will be recorded, we will make available to others if the quality is satisfying. We may also use parts of the recording for marketing and publicity across various media. If you do not wish to be recorded, switch off your camera and microphone for the whole duration of the session.
Language: English
Cost: FREE
To take part in this workshop, register for the “Time for Empathy” event here: https://www.empathiceurope.com/time-for-empathy/
NOTE: Register only ONCE for the whole event and receive access to all “Time for Empathy” workshops organised between 3 and 10 March 2024.
About the trainers:
Marie MiyashiroMarie Miyashiro
Marie Miyashiro writes, talks and teaches and now trains NVC and communication trainers on how to bring empathy to organizations. She wrote The Empathy Factor business book and co-authored with Marshall Rosenberg a chapter on NVC in organizations in The Change Handbook – Today’s Definitive Methods for Engaging Whole Systems. A product of a working class family, Marie spent 10 years working for over 10 labor groups and unions organizing and communicating the needs and voice of workers to government groups and the community. Since 2005, she has brought NVC and empathy to over 60,000 people in over 30 countries from small family-run businesses or government agencies to dozens of American universities and multinational corporations. Recognized as a Master Facilitator, she designs and delivers uncommonly transformative and enjoyable learning events and multi-stakeholder strategic conversations. Her client ratings range consistently from 93 to 100 percent satisfaction within multi-year contracts of three to seven years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in organization communication and interpersonal psychology from Northwestern University in the United States. She mentors Organization Development Ph.D. candidates at Bowling Green State University and is on the faculty of the CrossKnowledge digital learning group, one of the largest online learning platforms for organizations in the world. She now lives in Hawaii. Marie identifies as she/her, experienced adolescent trauma, reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro at age 61 and is grateful for Marshall Rosenberg and Nonviolent Communication because it makes her life significantly more wonderful.
“Marie’s coaching and mentoring gave me confidence to lead projects with organisations that I could never have imagined possible. Her grounded presence, warmth, humour and extensive experience made it easy for me to develop new ways of delivering training, working with very large groups.  Our collaboration has brought greater balance and financial freedom to my life.” -Tracy Seed, London UK – Empathy Coach and Trainer, Certified with the Center for Nonviolent Communication Trainer (CNVC), and a Director for NVC Matters UK
Website: https://empathyfactor.com/ 
Catherine CooleyCatherine Cooley
Catherine Cooley is a communication coach, trainer, conflict mediator, facilitator, speaker, founder of Peaceabl, and a Certified Trainer through the Center for Nonviolent Communication. She helps individuals and organizations develop and repair team and interpersonal relationships, applying Nonviolent and Compassionate Communication (NVC), a model used worldwide for conflict resolution, emotional self care, relationship transformation and community building. Catherine leads ongoing NVC based communication, self care and relationship repair groups for a mental health and recovery agency. She co-developed second generation Active Peace Circles (APC), a Restorative Justice circle process for resolving and repairing community and organizational conflicts with a needs-based lens. She leads Council Circles for organizations and has facilitated communication and conflict workshops in federal prison for the Alternative to Violence Project. She is a member of Rotary International World Peace E-Club, Mediators Beyond Borders International, and the Los Angeles chapter of Conscious Capitalism. Catherine lives in Southern California and has a long time passion for peace and environmental sustainability. When she’s not busy helping Peaceabl clients, she loves bodyboarding at the beach, hiking in the mountains, reading, daily meditation, and spending time with friends in council circles, retreats and dance events.

Email: cc@peaceabl.com. More info: www.peaceabl.com, www.linkedin.com/in/catherinedcooley/www.cnvc.org/trainers/catherine-cooley

Kathleen De LaetKathleen De Laet
Kathleen is a certified NVC trainer with the CNVC, based in Belgium. She is offering NVC in educational teams, as well as a train-the-NVC-trainer program for beginning NVC-trainers. She also offers retreats on self-connection, called “Delight in Presence”, in Portugal and in Denmark. She is the organiser of the Belgian NVC-summerfestival, which will have its 6th national meeting in August! She has two sunny sons and many lovely, funny, empathic friends and colleagues.
You can find out more about her and her work here: delotus.co

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