Yep. Absolutely. Great idea. Let’s do that. Seventeen nods around the table. Everyone’s on board and happy to get it done.
When everyone feels that everyone else is responsible … she’ll do it, they’ll sort it out, he’s on the case, I shouldn’t do anything as it’ll duplicate the work and only confuse things, better sit back and let the experts sort it out … no one is.
It echoes around the chasm of things unclaimed. Not me, not me, not me.
Who is responsible for taking it on and driving it through?
Immediately the decision is taken – we will do it – work out who’s on the case, who leads the team, and when the job will be done.
Make it explicit. Write it down. Commit
Skippy strategy: If not you, who? Make it explicit.
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