Nonviolent Communication

A Language of Life

Ranked #4 in Communication Skills, Ranked #4 in Communicationsee more rankings.

The latest edition of the communication guide that has sold more than 1,000,000 copies
An enlightening look at how peaceful communication can create compassionate connections with family, friends, and other acquaintances, this international bestseller uses stories, examples, and sample dialogues to provide solutions to communication problems both at home and in the workplace. Guidance is provided on identifying and articulating feelings and needs, expressing anger fully, and exploring the power of empathy in order to speak honestly without creating hostility, break...

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Satya Nadella CEO/MicrosoftUpon becoming CEO, Nadella confronted Microsoft’s legendarily combative culture by urging his new reports to read this book, which preaches the power of empathy, self-awareness, and authenticity in collaboration in the workplace, at home, and beyond. Like many of his favorites, it was first recommended to him by his wife, Anu: “I’m heavily influenced by the books she reads more than the books I read (Source)

Dustin Moskovitz Co-founder/Facebook and AsanaSeek first to understand. (Source)

Esther Perel I think that this book is a classic for anyone who is thinking relationships. (Source)

Chad Dickerson Rosenberg’s book Nonviolent Communication is a life-changing text. Reading just now & his concept of “life-alienating communication” basically describes the worst of twitter. Love this, though: “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing & right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” (Source)

Thomas Graziani In the business section, I would pick "Nonviolent communication" by Marshall Rosenberg. The book is not directly related to business, but its insights (how to communicate effectively with people without generating conflict) have wide applications to the business world. (Source)

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