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DO THIS, NOT THAT - How Leaders Can Create a Psychologically Safe Workplace

Having a culture of Inclusion is not only about checking off the boxes for diversity. It’s about diversity of thought, and making sure everyone in the organization feels secure enough to express themselves without fear of retribution. It means creating a psychologically safe workplace where those on teams feel comfortable enough to take risks, express their ideas and concerns, ask questions, and admit mistakes – all without fear of negative consequences. How do you create a psychologically safe workplace and what are the benefits of doing so?
3 min read | Diane Coffey Chaput
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Leadership Diversity & Inclusion DE&I Cultural Dynamics Psychological Safety

Why the Most Successful Leaders Create a Psychologically Safe Workplace

Creating a culture of inclusion takes work. A lot of work. And like most cultural and behavioral shifts, it starts with leaders understanding how their mindsets, actions, reactions and decisions affect how employees perceive them. As leaders striving to be inclusive, the first thing we must ask ourselves is whether those around us feel psychologically safe enough to share their thoughts and ideas without fear of reprisal. Unfortunately, many times, the answer is no.
5 min read | Kelly Primus
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Diversity & Inclusion Psychological Safety
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