Entries from March 2009

Is it consensus or conflict?

March 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment

Many leaders mistake silence for consensus. How can you avoid this trap?

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Don’t always trust your gut

March 17th, 2009 · No Comments

There’s a lot of literature on trusting your gut.
But, it’s wrong.
Your gut is not always trustworthy.

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Don’t mistake silence for consensus

March 12th, 2009 · No Comments

Why do teams pretend that silence equals agreement? What’s the cost? How can team’s move beyond false consensus?

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Moving the Mountain: Don’t Be Visionary or Realistic

March 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Why shouldn’t leaders be visionary or realistic?
What makes strategy sessions so depressing?
How can we generate the energy needed to “move mountains”?

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How to reduce conflict: A 14-second tutorial

March 4th, 2009 · No Comments

What can you do when conflicts arise? Two simple (though not always easy) strategies for reducing conflict in any situation.

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