Your supervisor just announced that you and a colleague, Bruce, will have an opportunity to meet with the company’s CEO in two hours to deliver a presentation on your team’s current project. Due to the short notice, Bruce believes your presentation should be an impromptu speech, delivered without notes or plan. You believe your presentation should be written out word for word and read to the audience.
Under these circumstances, how would you use your relationship-building skills to collaborate with Bruce and resolve your differences in opinion? Please select one option below and thoroughly explain why.
- Communicate openly and effectively concerning your preference
- Involve another colleague for his or her input
- Trust Bruce and follow his suggestion
Remember to answer each part of the question with a minimum of one paragraph that is 5-7 sentences with limited grammatical errors. Also, respond to at least one of your peers with one 5-7 sentence paragraph.