If you can bring groups to good decisions, you can place yourself at the center of what cities need today, which is more collaboration. Here are some starting points for facilitators.
What is the role of a blue-ribbon committee chair? To make sure the committee succeeds. Normally, that means keeping your opinions to yourself, but as a recent example shows, there are exceptions.
Consumer Reports built its reputation for fairness and reliability over a 74-year period. But you can borrow parts of the magazine’s formula in making tough decisions in your community.