About two years ago I commented on OttoScharmer's blog entry that was dealing with Attentional Violence. Now after reconnecting with a friend via Skype while he is currently on Cape Cod attending a workshop on group facilitation my memories brought me back to my blog comment (which you may read in completeness).
- Don’t force change
- Get into a relationship with people where they can feel safe to express their ideas and assumptions (without fearing to be turned down)
- Let the process decide, whether the agenda is useful or the dialog is more useful
- Step back in your role as “teacher” even though that his sometimes hard (as in a sense to give up power to the group)
- Open up time constraints, if the process needs more time!
What would have been your tactics in a similar situation?