sometimes saying what I think needs to be said on a non-technical level leads to conflict
Since when is conflict a bad thing?
This is where people are most likely to decide that I have a case of head up *ss syndrome and react accordingly
I fail to see the problem. If you're correct, you'll be attempting to show others an improved approach. If you're incorrect, you'll have the chance to learn something new. Seems like a win-win situation to me.
I have considered Canada, but unless my wife redid all of her medical licensing tests, that won't work.
Damn proprietary protocols ;)