Got a vision you want to achieve collaboratively? Inclusive leadership is incredibly rewarding, but it’s easy to get it wrong.
People often assume there’s a straight trade-off between efficiency (or speed) and inclusivity, because it takes more time to sift through ideas, prioritise, agree actions and decide how to see them through. It’s certainly true we all get tangled up in problem solving from time to time, and the potential for getting truly tied up in knots goes up dramatically when more than a few people are involved.
When things get more complex, they tend to get a LOT more complicated very fast. Each team member will have their own thinking preferences, and organisational culture/leadersip style will also the number of factors you’re trying to take into account – the culture layers of
it’s also the variety of thinking preferences and in every team. Things get messy, stuck or even break down completely unless there are great communication practices in place.
The key to navigating complexity start to get it’s vital to tune into the balances at work. Simplify a problem too far and you have clarity, but it’s not very real. Factor in everything you can think of, and it’s likely to be impossibly messy. Feels like a Catch 22.
BUT with a good process set up from the start, it works out fine.
That’s where we can help. As well-informed facilitators, we know a lot about the way people and organisations work and learn. We take great pleasure in helping groups find clarity & ease in working together to solve complex problems so it becomes an exhilarating experience.
If you need to find that sweet spot, send your challenge to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07836 706978 – we’ll offer some initial thoughts and a quote for free.