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10 Ways to Help Reluctant People Make Commitments

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10 Ways to Help Reluctant People Make Commitments
Leaders spend too much time trying to get performance from people who aren't committed. The worst thing you can do is explain why it-will-work to people who aren't committed to make-it-work. You know the scenario. You make up a suggestion and someone explains that it won't work.

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Addressing reluctance

The problem of reluctance is commitment, not negativity.

The worst thing you can do is explain why it-will-work to people who aren’t committed to make-it-work.

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Help reluctant people make commitments

  • Listen to constructive dissent. Don’t minimize concerns.
  • Keep the big picture in focus. Describe success and tell stories of past success.
  • Create safety nets. Make commitment less dangerous.
  • Make commitments. Reluctant teams are often led by leadership that’s playing it safe.
  • Build relationships. Strong connection enables deep commitment.
  • Divide responsibility between several people.

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