Change Management

Who has time for consensus?


When you hear the phrase ‘consensus decision making’ what comes to mind?  Do you groan and think to yourself this will take too long, and never get anywhere? Consensus decision making invokes images of long debates that never get anywhere or agreements that have been so watered down they’re virtually meaningless.  There’s also the argument…

Progressive decision making – 10 reasons why it’s critical for change leaders


Everyone makes decisions every day, but have you ever sat back and thought about how you make decisions. In the context of change, decisions are taken to make progress.  So if your decision making is ineffective, you’ll either make limited progress or progress that takes you in the wrong direction. Here’s 10 reasons why it’s…

Is it time to disagree?


If you want to see whether your team has a robust and healthy culture look at how it handles disagreements and differences of opinion. People often think that having a healthy team environment means everyone needs to agree – all the time.  It’s the fallacy of ‘consensus rules’. The fact is too much consensus is…