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It's not what you say it's the way that you say it.

If you don't have the social acumen to know how to raise issues and to discuss them reasonably (i.e. without rubbing people up the wrong way), then yes, erring on the side of being considerate is likely to win you more friends and help you keep your job longer.

There's a fine line between constructive feedback and being toxic to a team.

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