Google initiated a two-year study on team performance to find what the highest-producing teams have in common: psychological safety.
Psychological safety promotes creativity, moderate risk-taking and increased innovation. Psychological safety affects engagement, attraction and retention. Here are three ways leaders can improve performance by consciously building psychological safety in the organization.
Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup and author of It’s the Manager, says, “The quality of managers and team leaders is the single biggest factor in your organization’s long-term success." The problem is that most front-line leaders get their position because they were a good worker, not because they have specific leadership skills.
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