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A safer way to speak up at work

Stephen Chambers

It takes a lot of courage to raise your head above the parapet and call for changes in the workplace. But speaking up isn’t always as risky as you think, writes James R Detert for Harvard Business Review.

The most commonly heard tales are of earnest campaigners being shunned, and sometimes even sacked, for daring to take action. This is a fear many people have before voicing their ideas or indignations. However, if the whole process is well thought-out and handled, it can often result in more respect and better standing within an organisation.

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Source Article: Cultivating Everyday Courage
Author(s): James R Detert