“Much has been written and said about the divisiveness in our communities these days — about how social media has helped fuel echo chambers of opinion, inspire distancing or disconnection from those we once considered friends and greatly increase the notion of a zero-sum “us versus them” battle line between ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ opinions.
While this toxic discourse has created a great number of emotional and personal conflicts, it also seeks to tear out one of the fundamental pillars of a strong society: the ability to disagree constructively. This is an important skill — especially for leaders of nonprofits and businesses.”
Steve Moore recently shared thoughts on the importance of disagreeing agreeably in today’s culture and ideas for how leaders can help encourage this practice. Read his full piece for the Forbes Nonprofit Council here.