I don't want to get all serious Tippy, but if you are concerned about how others receive your communications, it might be an area you could focus on and develop in order to deliver your thoughts in a more receptive way that would be more easily embraced? There are tons of online classes and books to help you play the game successfully. Check out these books if you want: GUST by Timothy Johnson, Secrets to Winning at Office Politics, Marie G McIntyre. There are tons of others to train you to use your words to the greatest affect.
Thank you so much! I will check them out!