Regardless of your title or position, it’s likely you’ve experienced being left out of critical conversations only to be informed of decisions you could have provided input for. Definitely frustrating, particularly when your management is holding you accountable for something that you don’t have control over. I understand the frustration, but want to peel back the banana on this and focus on not the what, but the why. Why are you left out of critical conversations? By understanding the why, you may unearth some actions to help you provide better value so that peers will want to include you.
Look at these eight reasons for things you might need to change to make others want to include you:
The Consequences: When you fail to address reasons you’re left out of conversations, your consequences could include:
The Next Steps:
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