As an expert in your discipline you often teach too much and tell people what to do more often than you should. This can give people the feeling they are being patronised and can be a blocker to a collaborative co-design approach. So better hint, don't tell or lecture!
“People are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by those which have come into the mind of others.” - Blaise Pascal
As an expert in your discipline you often teach too much and tell people what to do more often than you should. This can give people the feeling they are being patronised. They may feel you think you are smarter than they are and are using your explanations to demonstrate that in public. Telling people what to do and how to do it, reduces their sense of autonomy, which creates resistance, even if they agree with your instructions.
You communicate in a way that helps people discover what they need to know and what they should do, rather than telling them. You never assume people agree with you but:
People experience the “aha” moments of connecting the dots by themselves. This helps to connect them to the collaborative Enterprise Design task, socially, emotionally and intellectually..
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