Hugo A. Roele

Hugo Roele

This blog is based on both my professional work as trainer, coach, mediator, writer and tool developer and the often unusual challenges I've faced in my personal life. More ...

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Why needs

There is a 'list'of words, that we call 'Needs'. According to our experience these words lead to a higher quality of communication.The way we use and see needs in the Deck of Needs und the Flower of Needs is based on some core thoughtlines, that we see as particularly usefull du to wrking with NVC (Non Violent Communication), some other methods and many years of experience. More ...

Listening with three senses

When we think about listening, we often think about one of our senses: hearing. The result of listening is often described as 'being heard'. After working with cards like the Deck of Needs for more than 15 years, I've come to the conclusion, that you can reach a much deeper level of being heard (and seen), when you add two more senses: seeing and feeling.  More ...

Listening with Body

In 2019 I've added the card 'Body' to the Empathy Path. Several methods have shown me, that specific thoughs, images and memories are somehow connected to a specific part of the body. Using this concept has often helped me to either reach a deeper level of 'being heard' by connecting the core message to the body OR using signals of the body (often pain) to find thoughts, images and feelings, that want to be found and heard. More ...

Two models for communication: 1. Listening and 2. Speaking

Wishes and Strategies

 

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