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Newt Bailey

WELCOME! from Newt Bailey, founder of the Communication Dojo.

Contact: info@communicationdojo.com, (415) 694 8798

If fighting with words is not fun for you, or if you want a greater sense of connection, authenticity, and kindness in your most important relationships, you’ve come to the right place. Skillful communication is real and it’s learnable. It leads to real, […]

 

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Tuesdays – 4-week Committed Series – Working Together to Connect – SPECIAL FOCUS: The Gift of Empathy – San Francisco – starts Nov 15th, 2016

Tuesdays, 7.00pm to 9.00pm

November 15th, (skips 22nd) 29th, December 6th, 13th

*plus* practice sessions between classes with other participants Location: San Francisco, Mission District – private residence

TO REGISTER EMAIL: newt@communicationdojo.com

SPECIAL FOCUS FOR THIS SERIES: Empathy: Have you had the experience of someone really listening to you and giving you a sense that they understand […]

 

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Tuesdays – 4-week Committed Series – Working Together to Connect – SPECIAL FOCUS: Anger, Judgments & Self-Connection – San Francisco – starts May 10th, 2016

Tuesdays, 7.00pm to 9.00pm

May 10th , 17th, 24th, 31st

*plus* practice sessions between classes with other participants Location: San Francisco, Mission District – private residence

TO REGISTER EMAIL: newt@communicationdojo.com

SPECIAL FOCUS FOR THIS SERIES: Dealing with Anger and Negative Judgments – Your Own and Other People’s: When others speak while angry you might have a hard […]

 

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Tuesdays – 4-week Committed Series – Working Together to Connect – SPECIAL FOCUS: “SELF-EXPRESSION” – San Francisco – starts July 12th, 2016

Tuesdays, 7.00pm to 9.00pm

July 12th, 19th, 26th August 2nd, 2016

*plus* practice sessions between classes with other participants Location: San Francisco, Mission District – private residence

TO REGISTER EMAIL: newt@communicationdojo.com

SPECIAL FOCUS FOR THIS SERIES: Self-expression means…

- saying what you want to say in a way that makes it more likely you’ll be heard, and […]

 

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Tuesdays – 4-week Committed Series – Working Together to Connect – SPECIAL FOCUS: Self-Expression – San Francisco – starts March 1st, 2016

Tuesdays, 7.00pm to 9.00pm

March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

*plus* practice sessions between classes with other participants Location: San Francisco, Mission District – private residence

TO REGISTER EMAIL: newt@communicationdojo.com

SPECIAL FOCUS FOR THIS SERIES: Self-expression means…

- saying what you want to say in a way that makes it more likely you’ll be heard, and more likely […]

 

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Tuesdays – SPECIAL 3-week Committed Series – Working Together to Connect – SPECIAL FOCUS: Dealing With Anger and Negative Judgments – San Francisco – starts July 21st, 2015

Tuesdays, 7.15pm to 9.15pm

July 21st, 28th August 4th

*plus* practice sessions between classes with other participants Location: San Francisco, Mission District – 18th @ Valencia

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

SPECIAL FOCUS FOR THIS SERIES: Dealing with Anger and Negative Judgments – Your Own and Other People’s: When others speak while angry you might have a […]

 

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Tuesdays – 4 week Committed Series – Working Together to Connect – San Francisco – starts June 3rd, 2014

Tuesdays, 7.30pm to 9.30pm

June 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th *plus* practice sessions between classes with other participants Location: San Francisco, Mission District – private residence

SPECIAL FOCUS FOR THIS SERIES – Making Requests; Saying and Hearing “No” in a way that maintains connection

Connected Communication means:

Asking for what you want, and being able […]

 

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ARTICLE: Fear of Empathy

Picture this… You’re talking with someone, things are tense, the other person starts saying things about you that you don’t agree with, perhaps things that bring up pain, defensiveness, or anger. Perhaps you’ve attended the Communication Dojo, or learned about empathy and other communication skills elsewhere, so theoretically you know that really hearing the other […]

 

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What Participants are saying about the Communication Dojo

Workshop participant

Video comments and testimonials from participants in “Communication Dojo – Find your Way with Words” workshops.

“I feel so relaxed. Everything seems manageable again!”

What’s amazing many participants is that they can arrive with a partner, family member, or friend, and  actually resolve real issues during the workshop, using the tools we’re teaching, even if […]

 

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“Connected Conversation Process” – quick example

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Newt Bailey and Ali Miller play “Jason” and “Debbie” getting into a little conflict. Watch for a quick glimpse at how the “Connected Conversation Process” from the Communication Dojo can turn conflict into connection.

 

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