Consensus-building; with all efforts working toward acceptance, buy-in, and a shared understanding of the project from all angles (not necessarily 100% agreement).
Marked by the discovery of common values and a willingness to work with the diverse interests of all involved.
Toe-stepping to two stepping!
“Good consultation is community building. As we work through a process the mountains of differences get whittled down to a place of equilibrium and we feel like we have accomplished something together.
We now share something that we never would have thought we shared.” – A workshop participant in round one