The core strategy of cothinking to change minds is as follows: Set the tone first. Induce doubt to pivot belief. Foster collaboration and control the focus of the conversation. Use questions to constrain. Amplify position modification.
An idea that's so simple, it's easy to miss. No matter how well you orchestrate your argument, if you don't start off on the right foot, everything else is jeopardized. This section goes into some further tips and tricks on how that works.
Borrowing an old trick used by lawyers, this is about shifting your goal from changing someone's mind to just getting them to have some doubts about their current stance.
Noticing and controlling the focus of the conversation. When you don't do this, others will, and you'll quickly find yourself on the defense and taking oxygen from your talking points to give to theirs.
The importance of questions over statements. Practical tips on how to leverage questions to control, constrain, frame and induce doubt.
People tend to not go from believing to disbelieving directly, but believers do become disbelievers (and the other way around). This shows how to catch those middle steps so you can amplify budges to repositioning.
After learning about ../core-concepts/the-fundamental-tool-for-controlling-the-conversation we can understand how this is applied to changing minds in the format of a debate.
Strategies for changing minds are tuned differently than a "prosecution" model. If the mind you're trying to change is the audience, not the person you're speaking to, you should refer to ../prosecution instead. For more information see /adam/cothinking/introduction/the-three-types-of-engagement