In the workplace or on projects, how do you decide to trust someone? Most people determine their level of trust by watching and judging others’ behavior. It takes a lot more time to build trust than it does for a single behavior to destroy it. Trust also has to be reinforced by consistent behaviors
What makes people willing to work together to come to consensus over polarizing situations? Whether it’s a construction project, new development, a piece of legislation, or any dispute, the way the parties interact and consider the issues will significantly influence that level of willingness.
Have you encountered situations where you have observed or are dealing with two opposing positions that seem to be mutually exclusive and there seems to be no hope that they can be reconciled? Often it seems impossible to resolve because people get personally invested in their positions and to move
So you want to get a group decision on an issue or action! Where do you start? How do you guide them through the decision-making process so you end up with an acceptable resolution that can be supported by all? Here is a short animated video featuring a group trying to get to a decision on an issue