Fundamental No. 10 – Speak Straight

Speak Straight – Speak honestly in a way that helps to solve a problem, rather than simply making a point.  Make clear and direct requests.  Be willing to ask questions, share ideas, or raise issues that may cause conflict when it’s necessary for team success.  Address issues directly with those who are involved or affected. What is Speaking Straight? Speaking Straight is being direct, clear, and honest in our communication. Good or bad, most individuals like hearing the straight truth. No beating around the bush or hidden agendas, please! Now, this is not to say that we should "dump our [...]