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Powerful Non-Defensive Communication

Author, Sharon Strand Ellison is the Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Powerful Non-Defensive Communication. In this previously aired program Sharon discusses her book, Taking the War Out of Our Words, and  provides detailed examples of how to de-escalate contentious interpersonal interactions. Peace on earth begins with non-defensive communication. –No calls this evening. Veronica … Continued


The Week Starts Here

Taking the War Out of Our Words

UN-Packing the War Model of Communication Sharon Strand Ellison, Author and Director of the Institute for Powerful Non-Defensive Communication, in conversation with host, Veronica Faisant… We have been conditioned to revert to defensive “war-like” tactics .   “Winning”, and disarming the “victim” is the goal. This power struggle puts us on a non-stop, downward spiral characterized … Continued


The Week Starts Here

Powerful, Non-Defensive Communication

Sharon Strand Ellison, author of Taking the War Out of Our Words, is a pioneer in the field of eliminating defensiveness in conversations. An international communication consultant and award-winning speaker, Sharon is Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Powerful Non-Defensive Communication. Her process for de-escalating misunderstandings between people, alleviates conflict and, instead, fosters true intimacy … Continued


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