Dalai Lama: Different Roads

Here’s a quote from the Dalai Lama that I think also applies to trainers and facilitators.RoadsSmall??? ????????? ????????????? ???? ??? ?????

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they’re not on your road does not mean they are lost“.

As a trainer/facilitator I need to remind myself that my passion for Tai Chi and our AQ-KQ framework will not necessarily lead to a road for fulfillment and happiness for every participant in our workshops, even though I feel the work we do at BJ Seminars International can help guide a person in that direction.

I strongly believe in the work that we do; otherwise why would I bother ?

But that strong self belief  can develop an ego that doesn’t guide, but pressures people into fitting into a construct that doesn’t feel right. And if it doesn’t feel right, then there is little chance of sustaining a transformational change.

All I can really do is to gently lead them to the  gate and allow them to decide which road to take. I discussed this point in a recent post AI: Enter the Gate.

The signs of a trainer/facilitator ego that blocks roads include;

So how does a trainer/facilitator avoid the road barrier – ego?

Once the roads are clear of ego debris, the journey can really start for the participant, the trainer and the facilitator.



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