In the business world, everyone is always working at legitimate cross purposes, governed by self interest.
Management must manage!
In a good meeting there is a momentum that comes from the spontaneous exchange of fresh ideas and produces extraordinary results. That momentum depends on the freedom permitted the participants.
Do you want my one-word secret of happiness? It's growth - - mental, financial you name it.
The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them.