How to Build Relationships: One on One Conversations – Resistance School Course (Videos)
A video course by the Resistance School about how to identify leaders through one on one conversations, building capacity within groups, and achieving effective action over time.
Watch this online course about building relationships and one on one (1:1) conversations from The Resistance School.
Luis describes the power of relationship-building by telling his own story and outlines the goals of the course; to discover the role of relationships in movements for change and to learn best practices for one-on-one conversations.
Learn the characteristics of transformational, private, and public relationships and how organizers think about each differently.
Identify some common tools that the best organizers use to cultivate relationships around a common purpose.
Understand the role that one-on-one conversations play in creating and maintaining movements for change.
Learn how to build connections by telling your story, by asking genuine questions about the person’s life and then actively listening to their responses.
Learn tools to discover the person’s self-interest in meeting with you so that you can later help them turn their self-interest into action.
Identify three types of common “asks” and learn best practices for when and how to make them.
Analyze and learn from an ask that an audience member makes of Luis.
Checking in with your volunteers after an initial one-on-one is crucial. Learn different methods to check in and debrief on your volunteers’ progress.
Learn different ways to empower your volunteers to take on a larger role – but only if they are ready and want it!
Review the process that organizers use to have effective one-on-one conversations.
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