The Story Behind the Picture: 'Establishing a Committee Guarantees Innovation Paralysis'
It's Monday morning, and I know of 3 situations right now where an organization is considering bringing me in for a keynote, and there is a committee involved. 2 of these 3 decisions have been dragging on for more than few weeks. I suspect that I might get 1 of the 3 assignments, because committees often simply cannot get the simplest of things done. Which, of course, is how organizations often miss out on the future. They are too busy deferring decisions through delegation of those decisions to a committee -- with the result that a decision can't be made.