I’ve missed many opportunities in life because I was afraid to speak up.
An uneasy fear rises up when I feel the desire to offer up an idea or oppose a plan. It’s frustrating.
It’s also been holding me back.
Recently, I had the idea to create a video library showcasing what our MRP software could do.
The videos would include demos of placing an order, creating a job, and shipping a product, among other things. I thought it was brilliant.
But not enough to speak up. That was a mistake.
A few months after having the idea to create demonstration videos, another person in our company spoke up. He recommended we create videos detailing our workflow process.
This was right in line with my idea.
Only I never presented it.
I felt my idea didn’t hold merit