How to Overcome Your Fear of Speaking Up in Meetings - Deepstash
Difficulty speaking up during virtual meetings

We all struggle to speak up at times for many reasons:

  • It's harder to read physical and social cues onscreen and even impossible on a big team.
  • If you're a junior e...

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Speaking Up in Meetings

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Finding the courage to speak up is critical to your success and your team's success, as collective decisions are driven by the diversity of your experiences and expertise. To b...

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Employees may refrain from speaking up because they:

  • Fear being ostracised
  • Don't want to be embarrassed
  • Want to avoid negative remarks
  • Feel like spe...

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Young or inexperienced people are often reluctant to share ideas because they are not in a position to do so.
Shift your mindset: Never underestimate the value your...

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Research on collective intelligence shows that participation increases collective intelligence and the decision-making quality of the team.

Shift your mindset:...

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  • Prepare your nudge: Think of one on-topic question you want to see answered during the meeting and write it down. Even if you get "cold-called", you have at least ...

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