Amy Edmondson, a professor at Harvard Business School, first identified the concept of psychological safety in work teams in 1999. Since then, she has observed how companies with a trusting workplace perform better. She states that psychological safety isn’t about being nice; it’s about giving candid feedback, openly admitting mistakes, and learning from each other.
The role of a Leadership today is viewed very differently compared to a generation ago. In the last 20 years a new way of looking at leadership has emerged which views leadership as much more complex. However, irrespective of how operating environments have changed, I still see leaders behaving in ways today that are similar to how I was managed (good and bad) and it makes me wonder about what those great managers/leaders did, and would they still be effective today.ability, accelerator, administer, agility, anything, asked, authentic, aware, behaviour, boss, calm, change, changeleading, clarity, communication, connected, continue, conversations, courage, created, david, days, deep, development, differently, effective, emotional, enthused, environments, everyone, expertise, face, greater, growing, help, human, important, individuals, informed, inspired, intelligence, job, journey, leaders, leadership, leading, learning, level, listenedhe, manage, moods, nash, operated, organisation, personal, positive, power, presence, pressurised, ray, really, role, self-assessment, share, specific, supported, team, teamhe, think, today, tool, value, views, widely, work
Since conversations consume so much of our time, it’s worth trying to improve them. The leader’s perception of how a conversation has gone can be quite different from others who are also in the conversation.addressing, answer, committed, consume, contributing, conversation, decision-making, decisions, dialogue, different, download, evaluate, everyone, exchange, exercise, follow, gone, group, help, houston, identify, important, improve, influenced, issues, key, leader, link, listed, others, outcome, participating, perception, powerful, practices, profitable, quality, questions, quite, reflection, specifically, staying, topic, worth
The Elephant in the Room is an English metaphorical idiom for an obvious truth or problem that is going unaddressed, that no one wants to discuss. It is applicable when a subject is emotionally charged and the people who might have spoken up decide that it is probably best avoided.addresses, affect, avoids, begin, best, bring, communication, contributes, conversation, courage, discuss, dynamics, elephant, enables, everyone, face, feeling, gets, going, important, insights, issue, kantor, lead, level, listed, needed, outcome, people, person, powerful, preoccupied, quality, questions, really, recognises, reflect, response, risks, room, saying, situation, start, subject, test, theory, thinking, unaddressed, voicing, wants
Most executives know instinctively that leadership behaviour has an impact on the productivity, engagement and wellbeing of their employees most business conversations are nowhere near as powerful or directed as they need to be.able, achieving, address, behaviour, business, catherine, challenge, change, clients, coachee, communication, contribute, conversations, create, dealt, delighted, dialogue, divisive, dramatically, dynamic, effectively, enabling, end, energy, engaged, everyone, exchange, executive, expected, face, fail, goals, groups, help, honesty, houston, impact, improving, increased, individual, individuals, intervene, issues, leadership, learners, learning, levels, link, moving, negatively, opportunities, organisations, patterns, people, performance, podcast, politeness, powerful, productivity, profitable, provides, quality, raise, real, really, relationship, resolution, respect, respond, result, saying, significant, spot, start, strategic, structural, structure, stuck, takes, talk, teams, terms, towards, trainees, trainer, trust, undermine, understand, unique, unseen, view, work