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UK: BRAIN FOOD - Matters for the mind to chew on - Ten ways to ... get people to change. - 1. Start with some praise for the person concerned

by GUY BROWNING. Edited by RHYMER RIGBY: rhymer.rigby@haynet.com.
Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

1. Start with some praise for the person concerned

2. Mention your own mistakes in the area

3. Talk about the effects of their old behaviour

4. Understand the reasons for their old behaviour

5. Explain the benefits of new behaviour

6. Tell them the change is within their capabilities

7. Make the first part of change the easiest

8. Make sure the changes mean no loss of face

9. Agree targets for changed behaviour

10. Monitor and encourage new behaviour.

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