Author Archives: Dawn Raymond

Personal Change, Structural Change, and Nonviolent Communication

Personal Change, Structural Change, and Nonviolent Communication

One of the questions that keep coming up in discussions within the community of Nonviolent Communication trainers is how to become more effective at bringing Nonviolent Communication (NVC) to a level where it may support significant cultural change. Most recently, someone calculated that in order to train, for example, the …

Dialogue, Decision-Making, and Mattering

Dialogue, Decision-Making, and Mattering

One of the cornerstones of our modern culture, the great reward that arose from being freed from earlier feudal times, is the idea of personal rights, the freedom to make decisions for ourselves. In the countries that are categorized as liberal democracies, this freedom is often sacrosanct. Once we reach …