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If you’re about to disagree with your boss, replace meaningless phrases such as “with all due respect” or “if I may beg to differ” with a question. Example: “Is this a good time to raise an opposing point of view?” Or: “Would it be fruitful to explore other ways of handling this?” Only if you’re given the go-ahead should you proceed.
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