Groupthink. Maybe we should call it “the Theranos trap” – when a high-power hard-charging visioning true-believer CEO refuses to listen to risk assessments – and assumes her best hopes are validated because high-status marquis-value celebrities who know little about the business are WOW’d by the vision. Check out this post – and the article from the Washington Post about “the Theranos trap” and the ways you can PowerUP generative can-do problem-solving before your highest hopes hit the wall.
Fortunately, CEOs and Innovation Orchestrators can PowerUP teams to get out of groupthink and face the right issues and make realistic commitments. We’d love to show you how.