Are you hearing ONLY what you want to hear?

Sam Reese, the CEO of Vistage, talks about his experience as a Vistage member. What struck me as being true is that he shared how when he was speculating with others–whether another CEO friend or trusted advisor, he presented the issue in a way to get affirmation for his decision. One of the differences of being a Vistage member was that his peer group would challenge his thinking and he never knew what they would say. His issue moved from affirmation to exploration. This 30-minute video is filled with nuggets.

You can find a written summary here.