CIOs need to be skilled at bringing a diverse group of opinionated leaders and executives into alignment. Consensus-building is always tough, but the higher you climb up the corporate ladder, the more critical this skill becomes. Today’s episode of CIO Sanity Savers passes along a few tricks that can help you bring diverse groups together and enable effective decision-making.

For those of you who prefer text over video, you can click the “Transcript” link underneath the video or you can read the BNET article from Steve Tobak that this episode was based on: How to build and drive consensus.