Your team meets to discuss an important topic or question. One person comments, another person adds another comment that may or may not support the first comment. Then a naysayer chimes in and says, “We can’t do that!” and then takes … Continue reading
Many years ago, when Richard Nixon was president, there was a U.S. senator who was receiving an award at the White House.
Whether you call it Roberts Rules of Order or have modified your own version (Bob’s Rules!), many Boards use some form of parliamentary procedure to run their formal meetings. I have seen these kinds of meetings run exceedingly well…and others, … Continue reading
Tell a team what you want them to do, you’ll get compliance. Ask a team for help, and you’ll get commitment.
Conflict is a normal and necessary part of teams coming together to make decisions. It’s a messy process of discovering what each other knows and creating a holistic, 3-D understanding of what’s important, what’s going on, and what we want … Continue reading