Monthly Archives: February 2015

We Hate Meetings… And It Shows

We. Hate. Meetings. At least, most of us do. And many of us are pretty vocal about it. I did a quick Internet search on “we hate meetings”. It delivered over 52 million hits. At the top of the search results, there are scores of relevant articles, studies and surveys. All of them tell us what we already know… […]

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Why Team Consensus Matters

 I have quite a few conversations about the role of a facilitator, and participatory leadership. One topic frequently comes up: “Paul, why do you use this word ‘consensus’ all the time, when we’re never going to get everyone to agree? A strong leader’s role is to make decisions and drive a team forward to success, even […]

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