dangeraheadsign“Safe to Say” was the term one of my clients used to describe the kind of environment they wanted to create. By “Safe to Say” they meant people felt comfortable sharing bad news and could openly talk about what was not working and what they did not like without fear of repercussions formally or informally.

This type of environment isn’t easy to create or maintain. Anecdotal evidence exists suggesting people have harmed their career by “telling the truth.” So often when something needs to be said that threatens the status quo, it is like there is a big sign in the room that says “Danger Ahead.”

If you are a leader and believe you aren’t getting the straight, honest feedback you want and need, I’ve written a post sharing 5 things to consider.

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Susan Mazza
Susan has worked with organizations and individuals around the world for over 25 years in developing relationships that work and producing exceptional results that matter. Passionate about instigating leadership, Susan is a Certified Coach, Speaker and Trainer who develops leaders and supports organizations in changing their culture as the essential foundation for turning their aspirations into their reality. She is a co-author of The Character-Based Leader, as well as the author of the Random Acts of Leadership blog. Connect with her on the Web, Twitter or Linkedin.
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