Opening up honest spaces can drastically change things. Yes they may be uncomfortable and unfamiliar spaces at times but they are nonetheless powerful. Even though discomfort may form, this discomfort if brought authentically moves things forward.
It is this friction that changes stuff. It shifts us. Refines us. Gives us clarity. Not only for ourselves but this discomfort is a gift for others.
Deceitful conversations (even when subtle) breed more deceit filled conversations.
Honest conversations breed honest conversations.