Book: Nonviolent Communication

“Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life” By Marshall B. Rosenberg, PhD I would highly recommend this book to anyone. “I have since identified a specific approach to communicating—both speaking and listening—that leads us to give from the heart, connecting us with ourselves and with each other in a way that allows our natural compassion to […]

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Book: Applied Empathy

“Applied Empathy: The New Language of Leadership” By Michael Ventura “Empathy is about understanding. Empathy lets us see the world from other points of view and helps us from insights that can lead us to new and better ways of thinking, being, and doing,” “For example, if I would to take ‘How can I build […]

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Book: The Power Paradox

“The Power Paradox: How we gain and lose influence” by Dacher Keltner “We gain a capacity to make a difference in the world by enhancing the lives of others, but the very experience of having power and privilege leads us to behave, in our worst moments, like impulsive, of-of-control sociopaths.” “We will be more poised […]

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