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Positive Response to Cynicism

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Responding to cynicism and difficult participants in any planning workshop

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Goal

Responding to situations when a participant says something like, "We have done this same planning process before and nothing ever comes of it".

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Before

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During

Even if it is intended as a bomb to undercut commitment, if it is treated as a healthy concern, it loses its power to undercut.

As the facilitator, I acknowledge the statement, and ask the group how it is going to make things different this time.

After

Usual or Expected Outcomes: An agreement and plan for dealing with the lack of effective action after planning events.

Background

Source: Jo Nelson

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