“Creating an undesired stalemate is the height of stupidity.”
That anonymous quote sums up the feelings of many of us who find ourselves stuck in a stalemate where neither side wants to give an inch.
Mutual benefit requires mutual consent. As we call know, a true vision for the future must be shared and that requires everyone pulling together in the same direction.
These practices are fundamental to the biggest “c” word in management — communication: open, honest and mutual.
John Baldoni is chair of leadership development at N2Growth, is an internationally recognized leadership educator and executive coach. In 2014, Trust Across America named him to its list of top 100 most trustworthy business experts. Also in 2014, Inc.com named Baldoni to its list of top 100 leadership experts, and Global Gurus ranked him No. 11 on its list of global leadership experts. Baldoni is the author of more than a dozen books, including his newest, “MOXIE: The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership.”
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