For those in the New York area, we invite you to take advantage of these opportunities to make your words your strongest asset this September.
Join Dian Killian, PhD, author, internationally-acclaimed facilitator, and founder and lead trainer of the Center for Collaborative Communication, as she shares a week of workshops in NYC on communication strategies you can use to get clarity and connection in the midst of conflict – or join a full class and get a full, deeply useful toolkit.
Sept 13: X-Ray Your Clients: Build Your Business By Listening For What Clients REALLY Want
12 noon – 2pm, $40 [free for IGC Members], In Good Company, 16 W. 23rd Street (4th Floor), New York, NY 10010
Do you want to make your business interactions smoother and more effective? Leave mindreading to others: attend X-Ray Your Clients to gain valuable client and coworker communication skills!
Sept 17: Strategies for Difficult Political Conversations
Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen Street, NY, NY
7-9pm, $5, No pre-registration is available; http://www.bluestockings.com/events
Would you like new ways to speak effectively with those with different political views, addressing issues of equality and social change? Learn how to share your views in a way that can be easily heard by others.
Sept 18: Kick Butt Conflict Resolution
7-9:30p, $40, LifeLabs, Actors Theater Workshop, 145 West 28th St. 3rd floor., NY, NY
In this 2.5 hour professional training you’ll be introduced to a 4-step system for staying calm, figuring out what the other person really wants – handling difficult/ annoying people with grace and skill.
Sept 19: Intro to Communicating With Difficult People
7pm, $25, 92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street
In this interactive 1.5 hour session participants will learn how to navigate challenging conversations by practicing a four-step communication model that transforms critical communication barriers into opportunities for clarity, collaboration, and action.
Sept 20: Enjoying Difficult People: How To Stay Calm Under Fire
6:30-8:30p, $25, Integral Yoga, 227 West 13th Street, New York, NY
In living a yogic lifestyle we aim to practice ahimsa (non-violence). This includes choosing our words with mindfulness, and communicating with loving kindness and compassion.
Sept 27: Hearing Others and Ourselves Class
6:30—9:00pm, NY, NY
Register by Aug 31 and save $50: http://www.regonline.com/f1_fall2012
Not sure? Try a Free Trial Class: http://www.regonline.com/trialclassL1_fall2012
Through our proven and popular tri-level immersion program you can learn core skills of compassionate communication: observation of feelings and needs, requests and reflections. Then build your skills with practicing expressing and responding to anger, translating self-judgment to self-understanding and skillful conversations.