How dissent helps your organization

If you talk to many leaders, they’ll tell you that dissenting views are welcomed and even encouraged in their organizations. Intellectually, they understand the value of dissent for improving thinking, learning and decision-making. But in practice, truly welcoming dissenting perspectives is pretty rare. Dissent is more often seen as uncollaborative, an obstacle to progress, and […]

Managers – Is Something Missing From Your Job Description?

There may be something missing, but you may not know it. You probably don’t think about it most of the time, but without it you wouldn’t get anything done. You wouldn’t even have your job. Here are some hints… The answer: You have conversations. You’re attempting to stifle that yawn, but consider: As a manager, […]