Why Is It So Hard to Speak Up at Work?

Sacha Thompson was excited to start a new job. The hiring process had been long and grueling, but at long last she’d gotten a call from her soon-to-be boss asking her to lead diversity marketing efforts at a big multinational company. The position was a step up in salary and would include global travel and position her for a leadership role. The first few months were a “honeymoon,” she said. She was reporting to an influential director and would soon be able to expand her team. ….[READ]