In a video on YouTube, called Nonviolent Communication and Corporations, Dr Marshall Rosenberg talks specifically about how the old domination structure affects how businesses function. As he passed away, this is the closest I can get to sharing his teaching; I have transcribed his words to share how he thought about this topic — radically different to our usual way of thinking and very inspiring. Part one is here; this is part two. It is long — 4,738 words and so you may wish to find a way to read it slowly, when you have more time. I use the ‘send to Kindle’ extension on Chrome.

Cleona Lira

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Marshall: These are people that’d be killed. Actually, I’m convinced that most schoolchildren could solve the conflict very quickly, if you simply told them what the resources are and what the needs of both sides are, you see.

Paula: So it doesn’t take a PhD in psychology to put this into action.

Marshall: It takes somebody with a consciousness of human needs and an ability to translate moralistic judgments into needs. That’s a core part of our training — that all language that criticizes…

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Cleona Lira

Passionate about investments, financial literacy, NVC. Blogs mainly about a conscious relationship with money at http://cleonalira.co.uk Loves chai & books