Bosses need to strike a balance between purposefulness and open-mindedness, says Amy Schulman, an executive vice president at Pfizer. Leaders need to express their goals clearly so no one is left guessing, but not so forcefully that they stifle dissenting opinions. "How do you get that magic right? I don’t know. But when it happens, that’s a great meeting," Schulman says.
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