Wait, what? Did you hear a “No” in your group? Is that person saying “no” a negative person who will drag the rest of your team down and infect them with doubt?
Maybe your team will turn on that person, and burn them out of the picture. It happens all the time.
Lots of leaders refuse to hear “no” and carefully select their teams to reflect that; not quite “yes men” (or “yes people”) but decidedly “on the side of progress”. Too bad, so sad, often they are wrong.
Saying “no” is also the best way to step back and assess risk. When someone on the team says it, they might be supporting a leader and their team far more than if they just went along.
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