The Habits of Leadership Podcast helps leaders & their teams to thrive, professionally & personally.

February 2, 2020

020: Psychological Safety with Amy Edmondson

In this episode, Dan chats with Professor Amy Edmondson from Harvard Business School about the importance of Psychological Safety. 

If you do not feel safe in a group, you are likely to keep ideas to yourself and avoid speaking up, even about risks. Furthermore, if mistakes are held against you, you then look to avoid making mistakes and so stop taking risks, rather than making the most out of your talents. Low psychological safety, therefore, gets in the way of both team performance, innovation, learning, and personal success.

Find out more about Amy's work at the Harvard Business School here.

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