Technique 4: Demonstrating sympathy/empathy & respect

This facilitation technique involves demonstrating sympathy or empathy; demonstrating respect for perspective and identity
Strategies/examples of this technique are as follows:
  • "I bet you are not alone in that..."
  • "You make a good point."
  • "I'm sure we've all experienced that, thanks for sharing."
  • "I bet that was hard to admit.""