Whether we are working in our favourite or most dreaded team, showcasing our weaknesses, admitting our mistakes and contradicting others, is never what motivates us to go to work each day.
This article explores the concept of psychological safety, as a foundation for high performing teams. We discuss:
- What a climate of psychological safety is and why it is so important for success
- Common barriers to developing psychological safety
- Key practices and behaviours that we can use to create such a climate