The Compassionate Listening Project built upon Gene’s ideas by developing a training curricula. While holding listening as the core of our practice and the precursor to dialogue and reconciliation, we also added “Speaking from the Heart” as a central skill in our training. For more on the Five Core Practices of Compassionate Listening, please click on our Training page. Gene’s essays on Compassionate Listening are on the web at the Institute for Cooperative Communicaton Skills . You can also download her free Compassionate Listening Sourcebook with a chapter by Leah Green.