Leaders do not need answers.
Leaders must have the right questions.When there is an impasse in a contentious debate, a compromise is found, often one with which no one is pleased. Thomas G. Kirkpatrick suggests some questions to ask before moving to compromise, including:
What is the primary issue about which we are differing?
What are the goals we each seek?
What other options do we have?
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