Paper and pencils


Exercise description

The participants write a commendation for a person they know on a piece of paper. All the papers are collected into a “hat”. The trainer pulls out one commendation and reads it out loud. Question for the group: “Is this message formulated in I-speech?” If not, how would you reformulate it? Go through three to four messages.

Then split into small groups. Each group is given a few of the remaining commendations from the hat. The small groups have the same task: Is this message formulated in I-speech? If not, how could you reformulate it?

Type of exercise:


15-60 min


Possible difficulties:

Related Workshops:

Nonviolent communication

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