The Bias No One Talks About
How workplaces favor those who speak up, and what you can do about it
This was chock full of great advice. I have seen this bias play out way too many times and try to counteract it when I can, but it sucks and is tough.
“If you could have seen me growing up, you would probably be shocked by just how shy I was. The thing is, most people are not born with the skill to discuss any topic intelligently and without preparation. But that's the beauty of learning to speak up: with enough practice, anyone can level up their skills and improve their career prospects, no matter how shy they think they are.
As leaders, we have the ability to help make the playing field more equal, and as colleagues, we can vouch for our fellow team members. And if you're a natural introvert, there are small steps you can start taking today to make your voice heard and your perspective known.”Posted on 2022-08-02T15:38:32+0000