Leaders are sometimes more bent on being right than being truthful. What does it mean to relinquish your right to be right?
Do you know someone who is so determined to be right they will argue about trivial matters? They will even argue the details of the surroundings in the illustration you are trying to make —- completely ignoring the point.
Today’s confrontation laced culture thrives on this form and style of communication because of the high value placed on intersectionality and the divisiveness of our media and politics.
Leaders need to determine early in the conversation what is the real point and stick to it.