When you’re dealing with an executive whose power move revolves around the ability to say no and grind everything to a halt, what do you suppose they do in an innovation strategy? That’s right: they starve ideas of resources—unless carefully courted and allowed to shape the idea until it’s to their liking.
The Blast! Antidote:
Take advantage of a shared success exercise within Blast! to get these difficult characters on the record ASAP with their expectations. Checking on expectations, decision factors, and how they think about success lets you create a scorecard upfront for evaluating and prioritizing ideas.
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?