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Collaboration VS. Consensus – TalkingOffline on JobberTechTalk (Video)

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From our coverage of during Denver Startup week, we look at a special panel that discusses best practices for aligning your team. Hosted by Anthony Franco, Managing Editor of Talking Offline.

There is a difference between collaboration and consensus building. This panel discusses the core differences between gaining team alignment and making everyone happy.

Panelists Included
Jeff Macco @jeffmacco
CEO at SeedPaths

Michael Simpson, @PairinCEO
Co-founder and CEO at Pairin, Inc.

Rob Novick @rob_novick
Managing Partner, Envision Business Consulting & Capital

Jim Franklin, @jimfranklin
Board member at Fluorofinder.com

Topics Covered
What is the difference between consensus building and collaboration?

Does it make sense for a leader to make decisions without consensus?

In what circumstances is total team consensus critical?

When can consensus building be damaging?

When can collaboration be damaging?

What are some practical tips for creating a collaborative environment?

How can you collaborate with setting the expectation that every idea will be executed on?

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Anthony Franco

About Anthony Franco

Anthony Franco is the Host & Managing Editor of Talking Offline. He is also the CEO of mcSquares and the Founder of EffectiveUI. Along with founding 7 different successful companies and holding multiple patents, Anthony has held leadership positions in creative direction, feature film post-production, technological architecture, advertising production, enterprise product development, computer aided design, hospitality management, and physical product manufacturing.