A lesson I learned in music that applies everywhere - remove your ego and allow your subconscious creativity to shine. This yields feelings/thoughts/ideas that are fully genuine and drive collaboration further.
6 - I often remain quiet until I feel deeply educated on a subject and can form a disagreement supported by strong evidence. I prefer the path of least resistance, which is often working with someone to find a solution rather than simply saying I disagree. I need to improve my willingness to challenge ideas - not for the sake of being right, but to drive the topic to new heights through collaboration