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Speaking Up Effectively

In a recent team meeting, we talked about how our circle of influence is different—wider—than our circle of responsibility. This reminded me of something I posted three years ago almost to the day, so I decided to re-post it here, to remind myself to “speak up” outside my role—but to do so appropriately.

posted by ted on Thursday, Sep 17, 2009 · 2 comments

“Sometimes it pays to mend other people’s fences.”
Something that resonated with me this morning as I listened to Willa Cather’s novel O Pioneers on the way to work this morning. True on any project.

posted by ted on Monday, Sep 10, 2007

“Speaking Up” in the context of my role and how much I know

posted by ted on Monday, Sep 18, 2006