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Endorsements of Nonviolent Communication

“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."
- John Gray, Ph.D., author, Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus


“I believe the principles and techniques in Nonviolent Communication can literally change the world, but more importantly, they can change the quality of your life with your spouse, your children, your neighbors, your co-workers and everyone else you interact with. I cannot recommend it highly enough.”
- Jack Canfield, author, Chicken Soup for the Soul Series


“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.”
- Deepak Chopra, author, How to Know God and Ageless Body and Timeless Mind


“Dr. Rosenberg has brought the simplicity of successful communication into the foreground. No matter what issue you’re facing, his strategies for communicating with others will set you up to win every time.”
- Anthony Robbins, author, Awaken the Giant Within and Unlimited Power



"Speak Peace is a book that comes at an appropriate time when anger and violence dominates human attitudes. Marshall Rosenberg gives us the means to create peace through our speech and communication. A brilliant book.”
- Arun Gandhi, president, MK Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence


“As far as nonviolence and spiritual activism, Marshall Rosenberg is it! Applying the concepts within these books will guide the reader towards a fostering more compassion in the world.”
- Marianne Williamson, author, Everyday Grace and honorary chairperson, Peace Alliance

“Nonviolent Communication is a simple yet powerful methodology for communicating in a way that meets both parties’ needs. This is one of the most useful books you will ever read.”
- William Ury, co-author, Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In


“The extraordinary language of Nonviolent Communication is changing how parents relate to children, teachers to students, and how we all related to each other and even to ourselves. It is precise, disciplined, and enormously compassionate. Most important, once we study NVC we can’t ignore the potential for transformation that lies in any difficult relationship — if we only bother to communicate with skill and empathy.”
- Bernie Glassman, president and co-founder, Peacemaker Community

“Like Noam Chomsky, Rosenberg’s work is intrinsically radical, it subverts our whole status-quo system of power: between children and adults, the sane and the psychotic, the criminal and the law. Rosenberg’s distinction between punitive and protective force should be required reading for anyone making foreign policy or policing our streets.”
- D. Killian, reporter, On The Front Line, Cleveland Free Times


“Rosenberg brings us globally critical evidence that how/what we speak reflects who we are and embodies what we will become.”
- Dr. Barbara E. Fields, executive director, The Association for Global New Thought


"Speak Peace sums up decades of healing and peacework. It would be hard to list all the kinds of people who can benefit from reading this book, because it’s really any and all of us.”
- Michael Nagler, author, Is There No Other Way: The Search for a Nonviolent Future


"Speak Peace in a World of Conflict offers a gift of spirit, theory and nonviolent communication experience from which every seeker of peace within and without can learn. It complements John Burton’s Deviance, Terrorism and War as a guide to mutual need-fulfilling processes of problem-solving to realize nonviolent conditions of global life.”
- Glenn D. Paige, author, Nonkilling Global Political Science; founder, Center for Global Nonviolence

“Schools in which students and teachers relate as partners — where Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life is part of every interaction — are communities of learning, rather than top-down, impersonal factories. Young people begin to see school as a safe and exciting place of exploration where they can share feelings and ideas, and where each child is recognized, valued and nurtured.”
- Riane Eisler, author, The Chalice and the Blade, Tomorrow’s Children and The Power of Partnership


"A revolutionary way of looking at language. If enough people actually make use of the material in Nonviolent Communication we may soon live in a more peaceful and compassionate world.”
- Wes Taylor, Progressive Health


“While there are other parenting books with insight into childhood, Parenting from Your Heart goes a step further, showing parents how to put theory into practice with their own child in a realistic, compassionate and effective way. This book is worth its weight in gold!”
- Jan Hunt, author, The Natural Child and director, The Natural Child Project Society

“The Compassionate Classroom demonstrates the connection between learning and the relationships between students and teachers. It is filled with exercises and role-plays that could be introduced to the classroom to enhance understanding. This is a great curriculum development resource!”
- Jerry Mintz, Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO)


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"Marshall Rosenberg gives us the means to create peace through our speech and communication. A brilliant book.”

- Arun Gandhi

 

"This is one of the most useful books you will ever read.”

- William Ury

 

"NVC is the missing element in what we do."

- Deepak Chopra

 

"No matter what issue you're facing, NVC sets you up to win every time."

- Anthony Robbins

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