Podcast: “What the World Needs Now is Compassion… For Everyone” with Thom Bond

Are you tired of the violence? Do you wish it would stop? We may not be able to stop it completely, but we can each play a part of reducing it in our own day to day interactions with others.

Thom Bond brings 35 years of human potential study and training experience to his work as a writer, speaker, and workshop leader. His passion and knowledge of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) combine to create a practical, understandable, humorous, and potentially profound approach for learning and integrating skills that help us experience more compassion and understanding. He is described as concise, inspiring, sincere, and optimistic, applying transformational and spiritual perspectives to real-life situations.

Thom is a founder and the Director of Education for NYCNVC, The New York Center for Nonviolent Communication (a United Nations Civil Society Organization), author of The Compassion Book, the founder of The Compassion Project, and a member of the Advisory Board for the Communications Coordination Committee for the United Nations (CCCUN). He is the author of “Shifting Toward Compassion” (theexercise.org), and “64 Days for Peace” an open source, online, self-led small-group curriculum.

He is best known as the creator and leader of The Compassion Course, a comprehensive online training, based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg, Werner Erhard, and Albert Ellis. In ten years, the course has hosted over 25,000 participants. It continues to grow in numbers and global reach, with a current roster of over 6,000 participants from over 115 countries in 15 languages.

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