Arguments often start when someone proposes a solution without getting alignment on the problem they’re solving for. Here are the three situations in which you shouldn’t start with a solution.
How many times have you heard someone say, “let’s just take the emotions out of this discussion?” It’s one of my favorite lines I hear in team effectiveness sessions. And when I say “favorite,” I mean, forehead slapping, groan-inducing, “this is going to be a long day” type of favorite. Recently, a colleague shared with […]
I’m not a big fan of trite team building activities, but I have been known to use an exercise or two to change things up and add a little levity to what can be challenging discussions around team effectiveness. One exercise I pull out every now and again is called “Pass the Problem.” In this […]