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About Nonviolent Communication

Marshall Rosenberg's groundbreaking work – “Nonviolent Communication – A Language of Life” can change the way a person thinks and behaves. Learning to communicate using the tools laid out in Marshall Rosenberg's book can benefit everyone. It will help participants communicate more effectively with family, friends, employer, employee and everyone they come into contact with on a daily basis.

Based on the work of psychologist Carl Rogers, Marshall Rosenberg developed a way of speaking and listening which has the possibility of changing the way we interact with one another. Marshall Rosenberg based his research on Carl Roger's belief that the most important qualities of a psychologist are honesty and empathy. Marshall went on to devise a way of speaking which makes empathetic connection of primary importance.

This book has had a great impact on many people around the world. The following are three proponents of the work Marshall is doing.

Deepak Chopra says the following:
“Marshall Rosenberg provides us with the most effective tools to foster health and relationships. Nonviolent Communication connects soul to soul, creating a lot of healing. It is the missing element in what we do”.

John Gray author of Men are From Mars, Women Are From Venus says;
“Marshall Rosenberg's dynamic communication techniques transform potential conflicts into peaceful dialogues. You'll learn simple tools to defuse arguments and create compassionate connections with your family, friends and other acquaintances. I highly recommend this book”.

Jack Canfield of Chicken Soup for the Soul series said:
“Nonviolent Communication can change the world. More importantly, it can change your life. I cannot recommend it highly enough”.

Around the world NVC has been adopted by Fortune 500 companies, government offices, hospitals, university MBA programmes, community mediation centres, peace and social change advocates and anger management programmes. Sometimes called Compassionate Communication, a person can learn more about the work and the creator by googling Nonviolent Communication.