It’s About You

If you sidestep being candid in order to protect other people’s feelings, then, bottom line, you’re being a coward. You are protecting yourself more than anyone else—you simply can’t deal with other people’s potentially negative reaction. Your lack of candor isn’t about them, it’s about you. If it were only about them, you’d tell them, so they could benefit and move on.”

Who’s Got Your Back: The Breakthrough Program to Build Deep, Trusting Relationships That Create Success–and Won’t Let You Fail by Keith Ferrazzi

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