Erica Marx

One Person One Thought

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In groups, each player takes a turn talking for 90 seconds while expressing one thought at a time to one person.

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Goal

Teaches speakers to pace their speaking
Keeps you grounded and connect to what your saying.
Grounds and connects you with each person.

Instructions

Each player takes a turn talking for 90 seconds while expressing one thought at a time to one person.

Instruct and demo

Topic: what are you doing this weekend / how did you make your breakfast this morning etc.

Coaching: encourage participants to be boring, what they say doesn’t matter, everything is right

example

Look at one person, start talking, one thought…. “This morning I first thought I’d have toast but then thought I should use up some leftovers”

Look at next person. “So I got the beans and cheese and tortillas out of the fridge”

Deliver one thought to one person. (not nec. one sentence)

Look at next person “I’m really fine with having dinner food for breakfast. I think it’s usually better food anyway”

ETC.

Purpose

Teaches speakers to pace their speaking

Keeps you grounded and connect to what your saying.

Grounds and connects you with each person.



Note - do this after Eye Contact Count

Background

from Jenny and Ellen (from Sue Walden??)

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