Friday, June 08, 2012

What Does Your Voice Cost?

It costs nothing to have a voice.

Actually, that’s not entirely true.

It costs your privacy, your safety, your vulnerability, your pride, your addiction to permission, your need for control, your ego, your time, your sweat, your blood, your reputation, your emotional labor, possibly your job, sometimes your relationships and, in a few devastating cases, your life.

But that’s it.