Speaking up is essential to share ideas, question decisions, and challenge behaviors. Here are a few big ideas that can help any leader raise quiet voices.
Speaking up does more than just elevate new voices. It creates a richer, more creative network of ideas within an organization.
There are two key habits leaders can build in their cultures to promote speaking up: minimizing a threat state in speakers and those being spoken to.
Here's how leaders create an environment in which both extroverts and introverts feel comfortable sharing their ideas in meetings.
Whether someone speaks up at work or keeps quiet often comes down to their sense of social threat or reward, which leaders play a crucial role in creating.