It's time for some old fashioned 'straight talk'. Having meaningful conversations can often be uncomfortable for both parties involved. Work through it! Develop this important aspect of interpersonal relations and grow as a leader. Regardless of our role in the work environment, we all have a responsibility Speak Up and to bring compassion and empathy back to the work place. It's time to Talk It Out and take ownership of our role and responsibility in creating a positive, cohesive and collaborative work environment.