How To Make Better Mistakes
Psychological safety is the belief that you can bring your whole self to work, and speak up with ideas and feedback—as well as make mistakes—without fear of punishment. But, how do you do that if you don’t trust your boss or your coworkers? In this episode we are exploring what makes some work environments open and collaborative, and others closed-off and fear-inducing. And how to deal with either scenario.
Harvard Professor Amy Edmondson explains what is ‘psychological safety’, the term she coined, and explains how organizations, and we, can become fear-free in our work. Former Google executive Geoff Ho, and Chris Clearfield, author of Meltdown, discuss how sharing mistakes at work can be the difference between success and failure. Kim Scott, author of Radical Candor, gives us the tools to start having hard conversations with our colleagues and bosses, so we can cultivate more trusting and strong working relationships. Scott, along with Benjamin Granger, explain the importance of giving and receiving feedback, and how we can get better at doing both.
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