LeadershipNow 140: September 2016 Compilation

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Business Book Classic: The Abilene Paradox by @WallyBock. Leadership Development Needs More Podium Results by Bruce Watt, PhD via @DDIworld. Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. Here are a selection of tweets from September 2016 that you might have missed: Criticism, Boundaries and Useful Feedback by @JesseLynStoner. Nobody Rises To Low Expectations by @tnvora.

The #1 Killer of Change

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That phenomenon, first described by Jerry B Harvey in his article ‘The Abilene Paradox’, highlighted his views on consensus inertia. Developing solid consensus in driving business decisions and in realizing ambitions and goals is critical to success and a harmonious working climate. I recently had a great catch up with my younger brother and youngest sister over a meal in their favorite local restaurant. Our conversation was free-ranging, covering a multiplicity of subjects.

So, We All Agree?… Really? | You're Not the Boss of Me

You're Not the Boss of Me

It’s called The Abilene Paradox The Abilene Paradox was introduced by Jerry B. One suddenly suggests that they take a trip to Abilene (which is about fifty miles north), for dinner. When they arrive at the restaurant in Abilene, they order and eat a very mediocre meal after which they pile into the car again for the long and hot trip home. I hadn’t heard of the “Abilene Paradox&#.