Engineering A Culture Of Psychological Safety

Being thoughtless about people’s feelings and experiences can shut them down. Where this is the case for a longer period of time, the people on the team will feel unsafe. Unsafe teams can deliver for short periods of time, provided they can focus on goals and ignore interpersonal problems. But eventually, unsafe teams will break or underperform drastically because people can’t introduce change. Learn in this article how to build psychological safety into teams for more engagement and sustained performance.

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Written by John Looney, published on Inside Intercom blog

Engineering A Culture Of Psychological Safety

Being thoughtless about people’s feelings and experiences can shut them down. When this is the case continuously people will feel emotionally unsafe. Unsafe teams can deliver for short periods of time, provided they can focus on goals and ignore interpersonal problems. But eventually, unsafe teams will break or underperform drastically because people can’t introduce change. Learn in this article how to build psychological safety into teams for higher engagement and sustained performance.

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Written by John Looney, published on Inside Intercom blog

What Google Learned About Building Effective Teams

Collaborative teams do much of the work at organizations everywhere, so a research team from Google’s People Analytics group set out to determine what makes for an effective team at Google. And it turns out the how matters more than who.

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