• Compassionate Connecting

    Invest in individuals and create long-term value for your organization

  • Everyone wins in sustainably collaborative organizations

    We guarantee increased communication skills, resulting in higher predictability, innovation and productivity

    cooperation, collaboration and celebration

    How does increased communication result in higher predictability, innovation and productivity?

    • Thriving individuals co-create thriving organizations
    • Easier personal interactions based on mutual respect and understanding create trust and safety
    • Emotional safety encourages authentic conversations that lead to predictability
    • Innovation flows because the best ideas win (not the loudest voices)
    • Problems and resulting solutions surfaced faster through increased communication leading to higher quality
    • Better client relationships, fewer conflicts lead to higher rates of recurring business
    • Attract and retain the best people because they're happier
    cooperation, collaboration and celebration

    Leverage Collaborative Communication

    • Collaborative Communication (aka. Nonviolent Communication, NVC) was created by Marshall Rosenberg, PhD who founded the Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC.org)
    • NVC is an integrated system of interpersonal concepts and skills that fosters high quality relationships, a positive environment, and effective communication
    • NVC is used throughout the world to mediate conflict, transform organizations, and inspire new levels of dialogue and connection
    • NVC supports organically co-creating a compassionate-collaborative culture
  • Testimonials

    a few words from satisfied clients

    Josef Houska testimonial

    Josef Houska

    Senior Counsel at Valle Makoff LLP

    "Have you ever understood something intellectually, but then had someone cause you to experience that understanding, so that inexplicably your understanding is not just in your brain, but in your bones? Mr. Prieto helps me in that way..."

    Stefan Schmitz testimonial

    Stefan Schmitz

    Sr Staff Software Engineer at Accuray

    "His teaching style is masterful, he's extremely effective in any size group from 1:1 to over 50. He facilitates learning by creating rapport and an open and accepting atmosphere. His explanations are clear, concise, insightful, wise and so easy to absorb."

    Steve Fitzsimons testimonial

    Steve Fitzsimons

    Senior Project Manager at W-Trans

    "He was a very effective leader, organized, provided very useful handouts; he led the seminar with a nice blend of instruction, demonstration, and practice sessions, with an emphasis on the practice sessions. I recommend him to others who want to enhance their team's collaboration skills."

    Rich Worthington testimonial

    Rich Worthington

    Senior Engineer at ZOLL Circulation

    "James led the workshop effectively; several men described it as "life changing", and as having a profound impact on how they view their personal relationships. James effectively managed our group of 50 men, including a number of strong and vocal personalities firmly but with great compassion. I highly recommend James Prieto."

  • Services

    We are experienced technologists that developed connecting communication skills, and are passionate to bring them back

    organizational culture transformation

    Organizational Culture Transformation

    Facilitating change through compassionate leadership at all levels

    Are you wondering why Agile isn't working as smoothly as you'd like? In this service offering we combine training, coaching, webinars, feedback and measurements to effectuate sustainable improvements. Contact us below or through LinkedIn to start a conversation on how we can support you. Book a free consultation here.

    Agile Communications Workshops

    Communication Workshops

    Customized workshops for your organization

    Looking for flow and predictability in your organization? Do you want a competitive edge through joyful collaboration to attract and retain the best people? Develop your organization's emotional intelligence through compassionate communication workshops. Contact us below or through LinkedIn to start a conversation on how we can support you. Book a free consultation here.

    James Prieto Communications Coach


    Collaborative Communication Coach

    Would you like some support in your career or life journey, to find clarity, motivation, fulfilling relationships, and improve your communication skills? Contact us below or through LinkedIn to start a conversation on how we can support you. Book a free consultation here.

    Meditation and Conflict Resolution through NVC

    Conflict Resolution and Mediation

    Facilitated Conversations

    Are you frustrated because you'd like to be heard and understood? Would you like a mediated dialogue for resolving your conflicts? Contact us below or through LinkedIn to start a conversation on how I can support you. Book a free consultation here.

    SF South Bay NVC Community Events

    Silicon Valley NVC - Nonviolent Communication

    South Bay Area + Online NVC Events

    Would you like to practice communicating compassionately, to connect and learn in community? Join us on Facebook or on Meetup.

  • Offerings

    in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area

    Men's Nature Immersion June 2020 in Sierra Nevada range
    290.00 - 400.00
    Communicate Compassionately NVC Workshop Dec 7 in San Jose, CA
    50.00 - 300.00
  • Contact

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