Psychological Safety & Failure
We’ll help your team feel safe enough with each other to speak up, take risks, and be vulnerable. They’ll learn to treat well-managed failure as an essential companion on their journey.
Teams cannot truly thrive until they are breeding grounds for discovery and learning. Fostering learning requires that each team member can embrace openness; that they can be vulnerable in expressing their thoughts, ideas, and questions.
We can thank researcher Amy Edmondson for her contributions to this body of work. In the 90s, Edmondson coined the term psychological safety. A team's ability to embrace failure in their work together is a core example of this kind of safety.
In this environment, mistakes are openly discussed. People give voice to difficult issues. Help is easy to ask for. The team is mutually supportive and each individual’s unique contribution is valued.
We've blended the best thinking from industrial psychology, agile development and organizational play. The result is a unique workshop that can benefit any team.
Psychological Safety & Failure Workshop
Better understand how to think about psychological safety and failure in the modern workplace
Explore the level of psychological safety in your team and organization
Learn specific models for differentiating types of failure and tracking the learning therefrom
Play with identifying types of failure in specific scenarios
Practice speaking up in challenging situations
Learn some best practices for increasing psychological safety and better harnessing failure
Make an action plan for increasing the level of psychological safety in your team
In addition to offering dedicated workshops for teams, we hold regular sessions that are open to individuals. If you'd be interested in one of those sessions, let us know...
These workshops encouraged me to get out of my comfort zone, and explore creative ways to express an idea whilst collaborating. Thank you for facilitating my team's growth in such a safe environment - keep doing what you do; it's changing lives.
Lyza - Development Manager - Disney
"Airplanes have crashed, financial institutions have fallen, and hospital patients have died unnecessarily because individuals were, for reasons having to do with the climate in which they worked, afraid to speak up."