The Context element of the 6 Cs Framework encompasses all approach considerations prior to an interaction, including your assessment of risk, decision on whether to be there, personal mindset and physical positioning. Here the goal is effective preparation.

Applicable Tactics:

  • Treat People With Dignity By Showing Respect
  • Be Alert & Decisive — Respond, Don’t React
  • Showtime Mindset
  • Proxemics 10-5-2

In the following units, three Context situations are presented. Please review each scenario, answer the associated question(s) and then study the Summary at the end.