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© 2012  All Rights Reserved 
© 2012  All Rights Reserved 
A decision that best reflects the thinking of   all team members which is acceptable enough that all members can support it...
Consensus © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
Compete           C          O          U          R                                  Compromise           A          G   ...
•  Maturity                                   –  Balance the courage and                                      consideraHon...
•     Leader or expert decides                          •     Loudest voice                          •     Ask individual ...
© 2012  All Rights Reserved 
© 2012  All Rights Reserved 
•        All parHcipate…no one dominates           •        Have an abundance mentality           •        Seek first to un...
Generate Organize  Decide   Act 
Photo: Wikipedia.com 
Generate Organize  Decide   Act 
“It sounds like we are making progress.  Let’s              check that out with a quick straw poll to see               ho...
“Let’s see if everyone can either agree with or                agree to support the most popular alternaHve.              ...
•    Public or Private Poll                                •    Live with the decision?                                •  ...
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1.  Set the tone for collaboraLon                                2.  Ask everyone to parLcipate,                          ...
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•  Check out our learning resources available                      –  www.ExtraordinaryTeam.com           •  Connect on Li...
•        FacilitaHon, Team & PresentaHon Skills Training           •        High Stakes MeeHng FacilitaHon®           •   ...
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Beyond Consensus: 3 Secrets to Building Solid Agreements
Beyond Consensus: 3 Secrets to Building Solid Agreements
Beyond Consensus: 3 Secrets to Building Solid Agreements
Beyond Consensus: 3 Secrets to Building Solid Agreements
Beyond Consensus: 3 Secrets to Building Solid Agreements
Beyond Consensus: 3 Secrets to Building Solid Agreements
Beyond Consensus: 3 Secrets to Building Solid Agreements
Beyond Consensus: 3 Secrets to Building Solid Agreements
Beyond Consensus: 3 Secrets to Building Solid Agreements
Beyond Consensus: 3 Secrets to Building Solid Agreements
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Beyond Consensus: 3 Secrets to Building Solid Agreements

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Kristin Arnold, master facilitator shares 3 little known secrets to achieving solid agreements among your team mates in a webinar format held on October 18, 2012.

In this session, you’ll learn how to:

- Set the stage for a collaborative consensus
- Learn how to engage each team member in the process
- Make sure you have a solid agreement so that all are able to implement the decision.

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Beyond Consensus: 3 Secrets to Building Solid Agreements

  1. 1. Beyond  Consensus  3 Li.le Known Secrets to  Achieving Solid Agreements  Among Your Team Mates  October 18, 2012   Kristin J. Arnold, MBA, CMC, CPF, CSP                      © 2012  All Rights Reserved      Tel:  480.502.2100 or 800.589.4733  President, QPC Inc. – The Extraordinary Team     Fax:    480.502.2102 or 888.884.9132  11890 E Juan Tabo Road, ScoSsdale, AZ 85255     Email: KrisHn@ExtraordinaryTeam.com  www.ExtraordinaryTeam.com Specializing in  High Stakes Meeting Facilitation  Team & Facilitator Training  Conversational Keynotes, Breakouts and Panels
  2. 2. © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  3. 3. © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  4. 4. A decision that best reflects the thinking of  all team members which is acceptable enough that all members can support it and  that no member opposes it. 
  5. 5. Consensus © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  6. 6. Compete  C O U R Compromise  A G E Avoid   Accommodate   CONSIDERATION© 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  7. 7. •  Maturity  –  Balance the courage and  consideraHon  •  Integrity  –   Know what a “win” is  •  Abundance Mentality  –  Believe that there are  plenty of “wins” out there! © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  8. 8. •  Leader or expert decides  •  Loudest voice  •  Ask individual people and decide  •  Ask team and decide  •  Majority vote  •  Unanimous  •  Delegate  © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  9. 9. © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  10. 10. © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  11. 11. •  All parHcipate…no one dominates  •  Have an abundance mentality  •  Seek first to understand, then to be understood  •  Don’t just “give in” to avoid disagreements  •  Avoid “Thumbs up/down” or bargaining © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  12. 12. Generate Organize  Decide  Act 
  13. 13. Photo: Wikipedia.com 
  14. 14. Generate Organize  Decide  Act 
  15. 15. “It sounds like we are making progress.  Let’s  check that out with a quick straw poll to see  how close we are to a consensus.  We’ll go  around the table to understand any reservaHons  you may have.  Who’d like to go first?” © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  16. 16. “Let’s see if everyone can either agree with or  agree to support the most popular alternaHve.   Let’s start with Sally (because she looks  recepHve to start!) and go around the room.” © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  17. 17. •  Public or Private Poll  •  Live with the decision?  •  What are your reservaHons?  •  On a scale of 1‐10  •  5 “L” Straw Poll © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  18. 18. Loathe Lament Live Like Love© 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  19. 19. Loathe Lament Live Like Love© 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  20. 20. © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
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  22. 22. 1.  Set the tone for collaboraLon  2.  Ask everyone to parLcipate,  especially at the beginning  3.  Test the apparent decision with a  straw poll © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  23. 23. © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  24. 24. •  Check out our learning resources available  –  www.ExtraordinaryTeam.com  •  Connect on Linked In, TwiSer, Facebook  •  Watch how to videos  –  www.YouTube.com/user/QPCinc © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  25. 25. •  FacilitaHon, Team & PresentaHon Skills Training  •  High Stakes MeeHng FacilitaHon®  •  MainStage ConversaHons™  •  Team ConsulHng & Coaching  www.ExtraordinaryTeam.com © 2012  All Rights Reserved 
  26. 26. A Team Leader’s Toolkit for  Handling Difficult People  December 20, 2012  www.ExtraordinaryTeam.com   Kristin J. Arnold, MBA, CMC, CPF, CSP                      © 2012  All Rights Reserved      Tel:  480.502.2100 or 800.589.4733  President, QPC Inc. – The Extraordinary Team     Fax:    480.502.2102 or 888.884.9132  11890 E Juan Tabo Road, ScoSsdale, AZ 85255     Email: KrisHn@ExtraordinaryTeam.com  www.ExtraordinaryTeam.com  Specializing in  High© 2011  All Rights Reserved © 2012  All Rights Reserved  Stakes Meeting Facilitation  Team & Facilitator Training  Conversational Keynotes, Breakouts and Panels

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