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Fist to Five

What is Fist to Five?

The Fist to Five is a technique for quickly getting feedback or gauging consensus during a meeting. The leader makes a statement, then asks everyone to show their level of agreement with the statement by holding up a number of fingers, from 5 for wild enthusiasm (Jazz hands!) down to a clenched fist for vehement opposition.

Holding up 1 to 5 fingers shows level of agreement
One way to define the Fist to Five scale. Make sure to clarify what 0 to 5 mean for your group.
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Consensus (Decision Making), Gradients of Agreement, Plus-Delta

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