Martynas LapėTech, investing and being a generalist - hit me up!Some time ago
Hey everyone, What's your natural response when someone challenges your opinion? Couple weeks ago, had a wonderful discussion with the team. All of us had radically different takes on a specific solution to a user problem yet productive enough to reach a consensus in one sit. I tried to do that with people I rarely work with. Sat down, sip of that lethal dose of caffeine, and we're in a heated conversation (professional though). People do not seem to resolute different takes on a simple problem, and some consider an escalation to the higher ups. Concluded with the need to take a step back, recollect our thoughts and have another meeting. And it all started when one person challenged another's deliberate take. Different mindsets, different attitudes congrue different characters, I guess. Next meeting - went smooth, no problems whatsoever. In fact, we had reached a consensus at a breakneck speed. Crazy how different people react to challenges, and, if willing to accept them, take a step back and pivot their attitude.

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Paul BurnsAlone With Everybody
Provided it was all amicable and there are no repercussions, then for me there is no issue. Just grown ups completing a goal through synthesis of opposing viewpoints. Some leaders embrace a ‘challenge’ culture and some would argue that there’s more to worry about if things don’t get heated. 🤷🏻‍♂️
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Andrew Lim Mao TungWindows System Admin with a passion to motivate and likes Technology.
A leader must know and master the topic well, and have a clear goal to solve a particular issue, if not you will drift away when someone challenge or give unrelated ideas, hence making a project delayed and solutions given night not work, due to the given idea might not be applicable to this situations.
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