This is a video of Jo Anna’s introduction and group stress release activity as she presents Dealing with Stress at Work and Home to the maintenance team at the Rogue Valley Manor.
In this video partners in the group are introduced to Jo Anna’s verbal Aikido and what happens when they push people either physically or with words.
This video offers a solution for communicating with someone who has a hard time getting to the point. It invites a look at the behavior from a learning styles perspective.
At the District 7 Toastmasters conference, Jo Anna draws on Aikido to demonstrate different options for dealing with a person that says something upsetting. The tip, take the other person’s point of view, is put into action by listening, paraphrasing and clarifying, using positive intent and a genuinely curious beginners mind.