Alice Richmond – Peace in Tech

by Alice Richmond, Delivery Manager Last month (October 2015), I spoke at a conference in Barcelona on the topic of communicating peacefully with teams and clients. Often the phrase “Peace in Tech” is referring to promoting technology that reduces the need for aggressive and peace disturbing manufacturing processes for hardware. It is so easy to Read more about Alice Richmond – Peace in Tech[…]

Holding everyone’s needs with care

In honor of the passing of Dr. Marshall Rosenberg on February 7, 2015, we wanted to share with you a few articles about the creator of Nonviolent Communication (NVC). First on a personal note, I had the honor of being trained by Marshall in the intimacy of the masters in peace studies at the European Read more about Holding everyone’s needs with care[…]

Participate in Dreaded Conversations with Ease

Who is that person that you just dread talking to? Is it a colleague or a family member? Or someone at your place of worship or the organization you volunteer with? Or perhaps it’s not so much the person, but a certain topic that you dread talking about? Most of us have at least one Read more about Participate in Dreaded Conversations with Ease[…]

Let’s KISS – Keep It Super Simple

Nowadays it’s much more “accepted” to be subjected to psychological or verbal abuse than physical abuse. Due to this social tolerance and the apparent subjective nature of such abuse it can be considerably harder to deal with it or to even imagine that it could subside. Too often, the victims of regular and persistent verbal Read more about Let’s KISS – Keep It Super Simple[…]

Justice With Peace: Toward a Restorative Approach

Restorative Justice is generally concerned not with collecting facts, determining fault, or laying blame but with repairing the harm done and moving beyond the victim/offender dichotomy in order to address the feelings and needs of all parties to the conflict. by Matthew Johnson, Peace Is Possible Contributor Most, if not all, arguments made in favor Read more about Justice With Peace: Toward a Restorative Approach[…]

Community Dialogues: Stepping into the Fire

By Hadassah Hill  Attending the This Is How We Do It conference in NYC, I had the opportunity to hear Reverend Nelson Johnson, Executive Director of the Beloved Community Center and leader of the Greensboro Truth & Reconciliation Commission speak on the specific communication methodologies used in his Southern community to bring systemic racism and harmful histories “out of Read more about Community Dialogues: Stepping into the Fire[…]