Don’t ignore quiet staffers — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
You’re brainstorming with a team. A trio of loud, dynamic individuals does the most talking, so you engage them. But don’t let them dominate. Give quiet participants a chance to speak. If the boisterous ones interrupt, hold out your arm as a silent “stop” signal—without severing your eye contact with the shy speaker.