How does it happen in your organization?  When you’re in a strategy discussion do you start with assumptions?  Preconceived notions?  A script?  Love this simple line from Tim Armstrong, Google’s President of Advertising and Commerce in North America:

People here don’t start with conclusions.  They start with questions.

How many organizations does that describe?  Does it describe your place?  What would have to happen for it to become part of your corporate culture?

What Do You Start With?