Podcast: Oren Jay Sofer on Leading with PresenceMarch 04, 2019
A thoughtful discussion about nonviolent communication, curiosity, and care in our relationships to ourselves, others, and the world.
Rabbi Rami talks to Oren Jay Sofer about the broader practice of nonviolent communication and the tools that can connect us to our humanity. A review of his latest book appears in the Jan/Feb 2019 issue of Spirituality & Health.
Oren Jay Sofer is the author of Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication. He leads retreats and workshops on mindful communication at meditation centers and educational settings around the United States. A graduate of the IMS-Spirit Rock Teacher Training Program, he holds a degree in Comparative Religion from Columbia University, teaches in the Insight Meditation community, and is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and a Certified Trainer of Nonviolent Communication. Oren creates mindfulness training programs for a number of organizations, including Mindful Schools, Kaiser Permanente, and 10% Happier. He lives in Richmond, California. orenjaysofer.com