High Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here's How to Create It.

Google’s massive study on team performance revealed one thing loud and clear: the common thread among the highest performing teams was the feeling of psychological safety - the belief that you won’t be punished for making mistakes - within the team.

Laura Delizonna offers the following 5 tips for creating psychological safety on your team:

1) Approach conflict as a collaborator, not an adversary

2) Speak human to human

3) Anticipate reactions and plan countermoves

4) Replace blame with curiosity

5) Ask for feedback on delivery

To dig into each of these, you can read the full article here.

Author: Laura Delizonna. Image credit: HBR.