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Retrospective Activity of the Week

Election Manifesto (#105)

Different parties present manifestos for change. Who will get your vote?

Is there an election coming up in your country? Use it as a back drop for your team to convince each other of their change initiatives. 

Ask the participants to split into political parties with 2 or 3 members. For 20 minutes, each party will work on a manifesto for change. What isn't working? How would they improve things? 

Afterwards the parties meet again and their leaders present their manifestos. Be prepared for tough questions and heckling!

Now plan for a better world! Summarise the manifestos with sticky notes, one color per party. What do the parties agree on? Which promises are unrealistic and which can you achieve?

That's all folks! Have a great week, and remember to pass this on to anyone who might gain from the read.

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