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Non Violent Communication at work

Consensus vs Consent

Consensus: everyone says Yes. Consent: nobody says No!

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Non Violent Communication at work

“We need to find a consensus with our management team before we move on”. “Have you reached consensus with all stakeholders of the initiative”? Does it sound familiar? I will not go through why seeking consensus when making decision is not very effective nor does create alignment and buy-in. I …