(Japan) 4 Steps to Effective Feedback: Create a Collaborative Workspace [Mar. 13, 2020]

Move Through Impasses More Effectively

While giving and receiving feedback is an invaluable skill no matter what type of organization you work in, it is usually considered to be very challenging. How can we speak up and be honest about what matters to us?

Repeated research has shown that authenticity in the workplace — sharing key information and being honest about what you see and believe — are key elements in workplace success.

How can we build collaborative organizational culture by making healthy feedback culture? How can we boost our effectiveness and better meet our needs and navigate challenging situations more effectively?

This workshop covers the essential of powerful 4-step communication process that transforms critical communication barriers into opportunities for clarity, collaboration, honesty, and respect.


Dates: Friday, March 13, 2020 (7:00 pm – 9:30 pm)

TrainerDian Killian, Ph.D.

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Registration and Questions: email Makiko Imai 今井麻希

About the Trainer:

Dian Killian, Ph.D., is a Certified Trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication, Certified Life coach (graduate of the Coaching for Transformation program) and the founder and director of Work Collaboratively.

Dian Killian, Ph.D.
Dian Killian, Ph.D.

She shares Collaborative Communication (as she calls Nonviolent Communication) with organizations, groups, and individuals in the U.S., Europe, and Asia and has designed and led trainings for diverse organizations from large NGOs and Fortune 100 companies to non-profits and startups.

Her clients have included the U.N. Development Program, New York University, Merck Inc., Johnson and Johnson, HCL Technologies (India), Americorps, and Maryknoll Missionaries, among many others. In addition to her work with organizations, Dian designs and leads workshops and retreats for the general public, including the International NVC Women’s Retreat, which she founded, as well as programs at the New York Open Center, Kripalu, Life Labs, the Omega Institute, and the 92nd Street Y, among others.

Dian is also on the faculty of the NVC Academy. She is the co-author of two books, Connecting Across Differences: A Guide to Compassionate, Nonviolent Communication (in English and German), and Urban Empathy: True Life Adventures of Compassion on the Streets of NY. Dian is known for her down-to-earth and engaging way of sharing NVC.