Celebrate Marshall

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I remember the moment. August 27, 2000. Kelly Bryson was standing in front of the spiritual center where I was a minister. I looked at my watch, thinking "Oh, gag me with a spoon! I'm now going to waste two hours of my life watching a… more
Mair Alight
"After 9/1/2001 happened, I tried to understand why our ""diplomacy"" and problem solving methods were NOT working. I tried to find what books diplomats used during their training. I was astonished at what I did NOT find........BUT, I… more
Diana
"I met Marshall for the first time at the last IIT he facilitated in September 2011 after beginning my study of NVC in 2005. The writings of his I had read suddenly came to life for me as this man walked into the room holding a guitar! I… more
lizanatn
After meeting Marshall in several workshops I dared to go to the front and asked him: "You are always talking about empathy. What is it?" He answered with three words, which so deeply went inside me, that it turned me upside down:
"To be… more
gitta Zimmermann
I first met Marshall when I was studying at Webster University in Geneva Switzerland in 1988-89. Our psychology professor, Barry Childers brought Marshall to do a one-day workshop with us. I was mesmerized by this man who could approach… more
Aileen McKenna
In 2012 I was on stage with Marshall telling him my issue. "President Bush announced we were going to war with Afghanistan.  I'm feeling scared and sad because my need for peace, harmony, and safety are not being met."  Marshal asked me… more
Chrissy Washburn
"I first heard NVC as Marshall's voice, listening to his book on tape as I drove to Grand Forks ND in the fall of 2004. It was pitch dark on the flat prairie that October night. A few yard lights were twinkling on the horizon and a few… more
Brenda Adams
I came to the game a little too late to actually meet Marshall (my first IIT was in Australia in 2013, led by the fabulous Robert Gonzales). And I love Marshall with all my soul. It was only two years ago that I first watched a video of… more
Julie Lawrence
I remember the time in 1996 when I heard Marshall say he believed everyone's needs could be met. Everyone on the planet! I was stunned. I believed him. I still do. That's why NVC gives me hope.
Selene Aitken
Since I discovered Marshall's NVC day can’t pass that I don't remember this great gift! 

He showed us a new language which puts in practice all the teachings of people who dedicated their life for changing the confusion of this “Jackal”… more
drmihailo
"Dear nvc community,
how to describe everytime my life was enriched by Marshall's work in less than 40 words? Practice, practice, practice. It is easy but not simple and by putting my but(t) in your face I sing, play and have fun...
and… more
Sylvie Hoerning
Dear Marshall.
Re. Translating static language into dynamic language
I'm celebrating a new way of thinking you offered to me at my very first workshop with you in Copenhagen in 2000. In this way I have been able to change my life in a… more
Henning Jacobsen