Exercises for Groups & Organizations

Exercises for Groups & Organizations

Practicing civility is how you get good, and how a community gets great. Use these exercises for each of the 9 Tools of Civility to teach others how to put Speak Your Peace into action.

Be Inclusive – Inclusive activity: Group activity designed for 8 or more people
Be Inclusive – Inviting perspectives
Don’t Gossip – How Do We Stop Talking?
Don’t Gossip – What are we talking about?
Listen – What a Good Listener Looks Like
Listen – Listening Practice
Listen – Listening Challenge
Pay Attention – Distractors
Pay Attention – Feeling Cards
Pay Attention – Recognizing Emotions
Pay Attention – Recognizing Emotions, Part II
Pay Attention – What’s Going On?
Repair Damaged Relationships – Building Your Relationship Network
Repair Damaged Relationships – I’m Sorry
Repair Damaged Relationships – Apology quotes
Repair Damaged Relationships – Strengthening Your Relationship Network
Show Respect – The Power of Non-Verbals
Show Respect – Yes And
Seek Common Ground – What do you see?
Seek Common Ground – What Do You See? Old Lady/Young Lady?
Seek Common Ground – Scene Setter and Response Cards
Take Responsibility – Excuse Worksheet
Take Responsibility – How To Be A Responsible Person (And Feel Great!)
Take Responsibility – Putting Things in Order
Take Responsibility – Putting Things in Order Worksheet
Take Responsibility – Excuses, Excuses
Take Responsibility – Case Study: Tylenol Recall
Use Constructive Language – Reframe that Statement
Use Constructive Language – Reframe that Statement Worksheet
Use Constructive Language – Guidelines for Giving Feedback