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Leaders often are afraid that if they ask for input, they will sound like they are abdicating their decision-making role. Here's a phrase that will by-pass that. 

  • I needpowerphrase_icon2 to hear from you in order to make an intelligent decision here.

This phrase makes it clear that the leader intends to decide, but seeks to consider all options. It's open, inclusive, rsponsible and decisive. 

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