Thanks Pedro! The process (its formal name is “Cooperation Coaching”) is designed to be done with the whole group. It cannot be one-to-one first. That’s why it takes a really skilled facilitator to create the psychological safety that allows for people to speak freely and openly. The facilitator always starts by building trust in them and the process and then, crucially, asks the group to vote/choose to participate. They have to be able to say no. Then the group makes agreements about how they want to be (usually respectful, honest, etc.). From there, it is the facilitator’s role to make sure everyone feels heard and validated. They don’t add anything, they simply listen and state how it is and then coach the group to sort through what’s come up. It’s very nuanced so tricky to convey in words!

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