May 28, 2010

Are you on a Consensus Project?

I'm reading Scott Belsky at the moment. One phrase strikes me on page 188 of the US edition. I've worked on a couple of these types of projects. What about you?

"Consensus-driven teams run the risk of settling on what offends noone and what satisfies noone."

I sometimes get told that I've 'shaken things up again'. I'd almost rather be doing that than satisfying noone.

Are you on a Consensus Project?

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What you say here reminds me of some of Seth Godin's books.

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