When you hear this phrase, or find yourself thinking it, it is a sign that something is not well with your brainstorming session or collaborative work.

Someone is not feeling acknowledged.
Or someone is feeling threatened.

Acknowledgement is an affirmation, an expression of respect and acceptance. Acknowledgement can be expressed in different forms:

Feeling threatened comes in two forms:

Have I missed anything?
Have you ever been in a situation similar to one of the ones above?