It’s Tuesday again and time for TEASER TUESDAYS, which asks you to
Grab your current read. Let the book fall open to a random page. Share with us two (2) “teaser” sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
I’m reading a non-fiction book, Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Compassion, by Marshall B. Rosenberg. I’m not sure how well suited it is to teasers, but here goes:
Observations are an important element in NVC, where we wish to clearly and honestly express how we are to another person. When we combine observation with evaluation, however, we decrease the likelihood that others will hear our intended message. Instead, they are apt to hear criticism and thus resist what we are saying.