Tag: psychological safety

Psychological Safety is your slight edge

Psychological Safety is Your Slight Edge

He rushed up immediately once I was finished speaking. “I don’t want to monopolize all of your time, but I wanted to say that you nailed it with safety. I did leadership development for years and there was always something missing. I’ve come to realize it’s safety.” This week, I had the pleasure of co-presenting to 150…
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Ask this powerful question often: How can I help them feel safe?

Create Safety to Get Results

Not getting the results you’re looking for? How are people in your organization feeling? Are they stressed? Worried? Fearful?  If they are, those feelings are taking priority in their brains and preventing them from doing and feeling their best. When we focus on helping people feel safe – psychologically and physically, we help people shift their thinking…
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High-performing team meetings are different

Team Meetings Feeling Like a Waste of Time?

So often, team meetings become a time to: Meet. Provide update. Complain. Check box. Next. No wonder we dread meetings and feel exhausted after we leave them. When high-performing teams meet, it’s different. They may share some updates, but the focus of the meeting is on strengthening the outcomes of each individual and the team as a whole. Team…
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Leadership blind spots

Experience and Power Can Hold You Back

Blind spots are the barriers that we don’t see. They include the stories that we tell ourselves that aren’t true. Our biases, natural human tendencies, and self-protection mechanisms can create blinds spots that hold us back from doing our best and living our best. For example, we may not realize we have the strengths others…
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