Research tells us that high-performing teams have one thing in common – the presence of psychological safety. In psychologically safe environments, team members have the confidence to speak their mind, be creative and take a risk – without the fear of being chastised for it or having it be held against them. However, creating psychologically safe spaces is not always easy. Check out the tips in this article to learn more.
The highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety – the belief that you won’t be punished when you make a mistake. Studies show that psychological safety allows for moderate risk-taking, speaking your mind, creativity, and sticking your neck out without fear of having it cut off – just the types of behavior that lead to market breakthroughs.