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How to Stop the Dreaded "Decision Drift"

May 21, 2012View for printing

Have you ever had a meeting that didn't work out quite as a planned? Where everyone agreed to a specific course of action and two weeks later you discover that what they've been working on doesn't come close to your vision of what should happen?

When these situations arise, we usually blame poor communication. We didn't communicate clearly. People weren't really listening. We thought we had consensus when we really didn't.

Faulty communications can certainly play a role, but there's a lot more at work underneath the surface. This situation clearly illustrates how the way our brain works can undermine even our best intentions.

Posted by Holly Green

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