Talk-It-Out Radio – August 20, 2017

Talk-It-Out Radio

A how-to and what-to-do program where skilled hosts welcome guests and callers to practice empathy, mindfulness, and effective communication. Do you want tools for connection, conflict resolution, and compassion for self and others? We explore skills, knowledge and resources to empower you to connect across differences.

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Beyond Compromise: Conflict Resolution that Works for Everyone

It has been said that legal mediation is a success if everyone is unhappy with the outcome—that it is fair, because everyone has had to compromise. Bringing Nonviolent Communication to the mediation process contributes to the possibility that all parties involved can be happy with the results because it facilitates connection and care between the parties involved. … Continued


Sunday, Aug 13, Talk It Out Radio – Beyond Compromise: Conflict Resolution that Works for Everyone

It has been said that legal mediation is a success if everyone is unhappy with the outcome—that it is fair, because everyone has had to compromise. Bringing Nonviolent Communication to the mediation process contributes to the possibility that all parties involved can be happy with the results because it facilitates connection and care between the parties involved. Host Marlena … Continued


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The Power of Connection

Connection is a human need, and when connection is experienced between people, people are more likely to choose to contribute to one another’s needs. Host Nancy Kahn, a Nonviolent Communication facilitator who specializes in working across differences such as race, gender, and class, explores the power of connection. She offers insights and tools that support … Continued


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The Essence of Gratitude

Gratitude – the state of celebration about the fulfillment of life. It is medicine and fuel for living. It is a physical sensation, a feeling, and a way of thinking that strengthens us. But how do we actually DO gratitude? In this episode of Talk It Out Radio, we look deeply and clearly at some … Continued



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Building a Culture of Empathy

Most people, when heard with empathy, want more of it. What if the value of empathy permeated our culture? This is the vision that guest, Edwin Rutsch, brings to us. Host Marlena Willis dialogues with him about his vision for how to create a world where the value of empathy permeates all our institutions. Edwin … Continued


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Making Right Speech Possible

Right speech or wise speech is one of the precepts in the Buddha’s teaching, and an aspect of the Eightfold Path. For host Marlena Willis, this was the hardest to practice until she learned Nonviolent Communication (NVC). Marlena shares how NVC can support us in speaking honestly, with kindness and depth.


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