Effective Dialogue

'How do you build an effective dialogue?'

Based on Robert R. Stains, Essential Partners


An Effective Dialogue needs:


ATTENTION to the People

AWARENESS of the Purpose

INTENTION for the Process

A Constructive Dialogue Process requires:

PREPARATIONS: To support a decrease of prejudices and fears

& To support an increase of openness and safety

CLARITY of Structure that allows participants to approach each other

positively & to challenge assumptions & to relate in new ways

Components of the Dialogue Process include:


Social Connections

Communication Agreements

Entry and Exit Practices

Reflective Questions

Supportive Facilitation


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