Decision making discussions must end with confirmations about understanding and commitments.

What is everyone’s understanding of what has been decided and what hasn’t? What is each member going to commit to doing and what specifically needs to be taken back to their teams? This discussion helps clear gaps in understanding, and create active commitment.rL1 First step in rolling out decision to others. Similar to action items.

  1. Patrick Lencioni, The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business, 1st ed (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2012). (See notes.)