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Okay to change your mind
October 16th, 2018 by Craig Freshley
In principle, leaders are often criticized for changing their minds on issues because it apparently indicates weakness, inconsistency, lack of commitment to a particular doctrine. It may indicate that one is subject to influence. Yet groups make their best decisions when every group member is subject to influence, when each one of us is open to …read more
Take a break
October 9th, 2018 by Craig Freshley
In principle, activities that contribute to good group decisions are not always best done by the group as a whole. Often times information, ideas, and potential solutions are all put on the table in such a tangled web that the group as a whole can’t make sense of them. Other times, emotions run high in the …read more