How would you rate the level of psychological safety in your own team?
Are you actively creating the space for people in your team to try out new things? to raise their concern? to experiment (and even fail?).
“There’s no team without trust,” says Paul Santagata, Head of Industry at Google. He knows the results of the tech giant’s massive two-year study on team performance, which revealed that the highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety. In my coaching practice (and previously in my corporate experience), I see executives and managers struggling with creating the level of trust required to get new and different ideas, different perspective from their team members.
Discover in the HBR article (https://hbr.org/2017/08/high-performing-teams-need-psychological-safety-heres-how-to-create-it), why psychological safety is both fragile and vital to success, and how to create it in your own team.