“Start taking those little steps towards speaking up more in any situation. And even if you don’t feel confident about doing it, it will build your confidence because you will start to get positive responses. It’s one of those things that when you start doing it, you get immediate results, even if you mess up a little. You still have the chance to go back and remediate it, fix it. But if you don’t speak up, you never get the chance to fix anything. And you’re gonna be stuck in the same frustrations and problems and resentment that are only going to grow. This has nothing to do with shyness. This has nothing to do with introversion. Anybody can do this, we’re born assertive. So let’s get back to our normal state. So we can enjoy life and get people to treat us that we want to you want to be treated and get taken seriously and be respected and have some self-respect as well.”
How can you communicate with your stakeholders to ensure project success? And do you have to love 100% of your job?