February 24th, 2013

Your Antagonistic Ally?

By Ron Nakamoto

"…the executive who wants to make the right decision forces himself to see opposition as his means to think through the alternatives,”  Peter Drucker

One of the fundamentals of insightful scenario planning is to build unpleasant stories about the unexpected things that could make a business and/or a family fall into a negative spiral.  In this context, an antagonist, a naysayer could actually become a scenario planning facilitator by raising arguments and questions that are contrary and difficult to answer.  Who's your antagonist?


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