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4 Positions of Brilliant Communication

In any meeting or conversation there are 4 typical roles; learn them and use them to create the outcomes you want.


A productive meeting can be a bit like a great piece of theatre: we can play different roles at different times to meet different needs. This Skill Bite will explore the 4 positions or roles necessary to stimulate critical thinking in meetings and so help generate solutions to complex problems.

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What participants will gain.

  • Become aware of the 4 positions
  • Learn how the 4 positions can positively influence their behaviour and decisions in groups
  • Practice using the model and the 4 positions with others