6. False Consensus | 7 Strategy Mistakes that Make Your Nonprofit Look Unprofessional

False consensus: You look unprofessional when you announce that as you planned your strategy everyone agreed with everything. Instead of expecting consensus,  listen and generate as many future options as possible and explore their benefits and risks of each together.

Many nonprofits create strategies that don’t help them and make them look unprofessional. This playlist,¬†7 Strategy Mistakes that Make Your Nonprofit Look Unprofessional, explores these common mistakes. Subscribe now so that you don’t miss out on any of these insights.


00:01 Introduction to this Series
00:07 Driving to Abeline for Ice Cream
00:39 Why Does Fake Consensus Matter
00:59 How to Avoid Faux Consensus
01:14 Overcoming a Conflict, Client Example
01:50 Dig Beyond What Said to Understand Goals
02:19 Consensus Can Only Result from Discovery What People Want
02:34 How to Avoid this Strategy Development Mistake
02:58 Need More?