In today’s episode, I talk about how to get your needs met by avoiding ineffective communication.

I talk about the non-violent communication strategy, which is a very powerful and step-by-step process that helps people work through conflicts.

I also share some tips with you and give you some ideas about the best way to start a sentence when you need to talk through an issue, how to observe without judgment, and how to avoid manipulation and humiliation.


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“Know how you feel first, that’s your side of the street.” – Terri Cole

Show Notes:

  • The danger of defensiveness
  • How to re-frame your relationship
  • What is non-violent communication
  • What are your needs
  • The importance of suspending judgment
  • How to communicate your feelings
  • Why becoming the observer in a conflict is important

“Being defensive shuts down communication.” – Terri Cole

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“When you connect with others in a real way, in a heartfelt way, and there’s empathy and compassion, it inspires everyone in the mix to be motivated to want to resolve it.” – Terri Cole

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