It also gets progressively worse.
These two outcomes look similar until they don’t. It makes it very difficult to position ourselves appropriately. The first requires patience and resolve. The second requires honesty and action.
It is helpful not to mistake noise for progress or silence for passivity.
It’s more helpful to be the person that does what is required to make a difference. Don’t get distracted by the politics. Acknowledge it, but do your job.
There are more people counting on you than you think.