The previous three chapters explored the first three elements of the model for leading with intention and how you can use them to create a shared understanding. A shared understanding is the result of how openly everyone shares their own truth: what each person or party thinks, sees, and feels. The greater the commitment to openness, the more you will understand another’s outlook, insight, opinion, analysis, observation, and emotions. It is worth repeating how important it is to achieve a shared understanding of each party’s wants and needs, and that you are thoughtful and open to one another, understanding ...

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