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LeadershipNow 140: September 2016 Compilation

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The Best Free Leadership Advice You'll Ever Get by @LollyDaskal. Business Book Classic: The Abilene Paradox by @WallyBock. Leadership Development Needs More Podium Results by Bruce Watt, PhD via @DDIworld. Lead Change Group: 10 Insights on Inspirational Leadership by @scott_mautz. Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas.

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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. Team Dynamics Leadership Communication Community employee engagement

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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&#.