Building a consensus takes time -- but it's worth it

11/23/2009 | Great Leadership

To reach a consensus, your team needs to edge gradually toward agreement, writes Dan McCarthy. Leaders shouldn't rush that process; instead, they need to structure meetings carefully and take the time to ensure that everyone's on board at each step along the way. "Consensus building is hard work," McCarthy admits. "However ... implementation will be faster and smoother because everyone will be committed to the outcome."

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