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How to get your shy workers to open up

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If some of your smartest employees are too bashful to speak up in meetings, here’s a practical way to get them to come out of their shells. Ask them to answer questions or analyze key issues by using e-mail. Some shy people can become eloquent and outspoken when they’re typing away at a keyboard. Invite them to read from their written remarks in a small group. This way, you can gently prod these silent clams to interact.

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