Are you looking to: Enroll more students, Attract new funding, Eliminate Confusion?
An environment for collaboration is instrumental in moving an organization forward, and the conversation level is a quick indicator for determining likelihood of success in creating innovative solutions to long-term financial sustainability.
The next time you’re in a meeting, which level of conversation is most evident?
Level I Transactional – centered around confirming what we know. Meeting atmosphere reflects sharing information to keep people in the loop, lots of telling and asking, and just give me the facts. People in attendance listen to protect what they know to be true.
Level II Positional – centered around persuading and influencing others. Meeting atmosphere reflects over-repetition of viewpoints in an effort convince. People in attendance listen to accept or reject ideas. “Have to” attitude.
Level III Transformational – centered around discovering what we know. Meeting atmosphere reflects sharing and discovering, idea flow, everyone contributes to conversation. People in attendance listen to connect ideas and co-create. “Get to” attitude.
An idea for you. Observe your next meeting with an external coach’s objective eye: which conversation lavel is most evident at the meeting?
Yes__ No__ We actually do operate at Level III conversation, and we are successfully co-creating our future. Yea to us!!
Yes__ No__ Our conversation level is not at Level III
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