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Roundtable Breakfast - Creating Collaboration in the Work Place

  • Thursday, August 01, 2013
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice: 899 Tenth Avenue (at West 59th Street), Room 630, NYC


  • The event is free and open to anyone interested in the topic. Please register in order to attend.

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The Association for Conflict Resolution
of Greater New York

The CUNY Dispute Resolution Center at John Jay College


NYC-DR Roundtable Breakfast


Creating Collaboration in the Work Place

Dian Killian

During this hands-on and experiential session, learn about the Collaborative Communication process (also known as compassionate or Nonviolent Communication) while exploring a challenging situation at work and what matters most, on a core level, in resolving it.

Dian will also share her experiences in fostering collaboration in the workplace, including at large NGOs such as the UN Development Program and Fortune 500 companies, as well as research conducted by Merck Inc. on the impact of Collaborative Communication training on team morale and effectiveness.

Dian Killian, Ph.D., is a Certified Trainer with the international Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC), a certified executive and life coach, and founder and former director of The Center for Collaborative Communication. She also is co-author of two books, Connecting Across Differences: A Guide to Compassionate, Nonviolent Communication and Urban Empathy: True Life Adventures of Compassion on the Streets of NY.

As President of Work Collaboratively, she and her team shares Collaborative Communication with organizations, groups and individuals. She designs and leads transformative communication trainings in the US, Europe and Asia for diverse organizations including large NGOs, multinationals, non-profits, and Fortune 100 companies. Her clients have included the UN Development Programme, New York University, Merck Inc., HCL Technologies (India), Americorps, the Park Slope Food Coop, and Maryknoll Missionaries, among others. She also works individually and with teams as a coach.

In addition to her work with organizations, Dian designs and leads retreats for the general public, including the annual NVC East Coast Women’s Retreat, which she founded, as well as programs at the New York Open Center, Kripalu, Life Labs, The Omega Center, and The 92nd St Y. She also is on the faculty of the Coaching for Transformation long-distance learning program.

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