The Challenge with The Highway to the Comfort Zone:
These executives operate and maneuver based on their history in the field. They can pull from a storehouse of experiences to warn off the rest of the team about trying something new.
The Blast! Antidote:
Include questions about the ideas that people already have, or what’s been tried and hasn’t worked, but might this time? This provides the space to bring forward past ideas and beliefs that people hold dear while leaving space for everyone to innovate!
Difficult people didn’t suddenly crop up when every organization moved to virtual meetings. But with video conferences shining a new light on their problematic behaviors, the Worst Online Meetings Hall of Fame celebrates, so to speak, the personalities we all recognize who thwart new thinking, effective collaboration, and turning ideas into results.
How many of these people are you dealing with daily?