“A great truth is a statement whose opposite is also a great truth.”
I am a fan of Roger von Oechs “Creativity Whack Pack”© and recently found myself adding cards to his deck that I thought might be a nice addition.
We have seen many teams and individuals struggle and lose momentum because too much time is spent debating everyone’s “small truth”. This takes various forms – explaining why I am right and you are wrong, seeking certainty instead of improving the odds, or looking for unanimous agreement, the one best practice instead of improving clarity until “disagree and commit” becomes a viable option.
In the spirit of the “Creative Whack Pack”©, here is some “food for thought”: