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4 key elements to create team psychological safety

4 key elements to create team psychological safety

Harvard organisational behavioural scientist Amy Edmondson first introduced the construct of ‘team psychological safety’, which she defined as a ‘shared belief held by members of a team that the team is safe for interpersonal risk taking’. It’s a shared assumption...
Why we can’t shame ourselves into changing

Why we can’t shame ourselves into changing

Becoming a transformational leader requires that we transform ourselves. So how do we do that fundamentally and sustainably?  Unfortunately, every leader I’ve ever worked with uses self-shame as the most common tool for self-improvement. But this actually does more...
How to give conscious feedback

How to give conscious feedback

To create a psychologically safe environment and growth culture in our organisations, how we give feedback is every bit as important as how we receive it. Here are a few principles for giving feedback in a way that helps people, rather than harming them. Keep it...
How To Receive Feedback With a Growth Mindset

How To Receive Feedback With a Growth Mindset

The Leadership Practices Inventory 360° created by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner is an assessment tool to measure leadership effectiveness. Team members are asked to rank their leaders on 30 behavioural statements. Of the 30, the worst scoring one of all is, ‘Asks for...