You Don’t Need Permission

Joshua A. Luna
July 1, 2022
You Don’t Need Permission
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Have you ever wanted to share your thoughts in a meeting or call but backed out at the last second?

If so, you’re not alone - 9 in 10 people have reported not feeling safe speaking their minds.

Whether it’s because of anxiety or fear of retaliation against what you’ll say, know that your voice has a purpose.

Teams become stronger and perform at the top of their game through the diversity of thought and the support of every team member.

That includes your input.

If you have something to say and truly believe it can add value, share what’s on your mind.

Even if no one is directly asking for your input.

As long as you’re respectful and not purposely creating conflict, you don’t need permission to share your voice.

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P.S.

Would you quit your 6 figure job in a time when stability and high-salary roles are in such demand?

This one 19-year old did just that to avoid feeling "trapped" in the 9-5 life and started her own business.

This week, I'm taking a look at a trending Business Insider article and addressing several elements I can't ignore.