It is 5:46 am, and you make the daily walk to the restroom. As you shake the morning cobwebs from your mind, you think about the conversation you are avoiding with your sales manager. You feel the guilt of knowing this discussion needs to happen ahead of today’s sales meeting and the truth that you are avoiding a crucial conversation. Cognitive dissonance rears its ugly head once again, and you look for ways to rationalize your way out of the confrontation you know is necessary. These are the things we don’t talk about.