We Can’t Talk About It

We Can’t Talk About It

We can’t talk about how we could do things better around here.

We can’t talk about what isn’t working.

We can’t talk about the countless opportunties we ignore.

We can’t talk about what hurts.

We can’t talk about dignity.

We can’t talk about how to make magic happen.

We can’t talk to our boss, our employees, our board, our investors.

We can’t talk about the things we can’t talk about.

We can’t talk about our feelings, emotions, needs.

This all makes me feel sad, frustrated, despondent, at a loss. It’s not meeting my need for meaningful connection nor for mutual exploration. Can we talk about that?

– Bob

Further Reading

We Can’t Talk About It ~ Seth Godin blog post
Discussing The Undiscussable ~ William S Noonan

4 comments
  1. Tobias said:

    Excellent characterization of corporate culture. I share your pain. “We can’t talk about dignity.” —that one bought a lump to my throat. So very sad.

  2. cltv said:

    I agree!

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