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Book Review: The Fearless Organization

This book by Amy C. Edmondson expresses the ways to create a Psychological Safety in the workplace for learning, innovation and growth.

Psychological Safety is broadly defined as a climate in which people are comfortable expressing and being themselves. People feel their workplace is an environment where they can speak up, offer ideas, and ask questions without fear of being punished or embarrassed.

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Building a psychologically safe workplace

Enjoyed this TEDx Talk: Building a psychologically safe workplace by Amy Edmondson

Amy Edmondson, talks on building psychological safety – a belief to speak up with concerns, questions, ideas or mistakes and is absolutely acceptable.

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3 ways to be a better ally in the workplace

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3 ways to be a better ally in the workplace by Melinda Epler

Epler shares three ways to support underrepresented people in a workplace. She insists on having and being an ally to the one who face discrimination. She shares how she was underrepresented in her workplace and how she expects the colleagues to support her.

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Why good leaders make you feel safe

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Why good leaders make you feel safe by Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek defines Leadership as a Choice and not a rank or an authority.

According to him, we can call a leader a good leader when
1. They take risk before anybody else.
2. They sacrifice themselves to make their people safe & protected.
3. They provide trust & cooperation.

Analogy:

Great leader is like a parent.

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Why the secret to success is setting the right goals

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Why the secret to success is setting the right goals by John Doerr

Doer exposes us a goal setting system – OKR – Objectives and Key Results that has been employed by Google, Intel and Bono to set and execute on audacious goals.

Many of us are setting wrong goals and most of us are not setting goals, but setting goals work for organization, team and even for individuals. Truly transformational teams combine their ambitions to their passion and to their purpose, and they develop a clear and compelling sense of why.

A simple goal setting system – OKR (Objective and Key Results)

  1. Objective – what one want to have accomplished
  2. Key Results – How one going to get the objective done

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Why jobs of the future won’t feel like work

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Why jobs of the future won’t feel like work by David Lee

David brings forward how human beings have an amazing ability to bring together capability with creativity when faced with problems that we’ve never seen before. This would help start creating new jobs that are less centered on the tasks that a person does and more focused on the skills that a person brings to work.

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Looking for a job? Highlight your ability, not your experience

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Looking for a job? Highlight your ability, not your experience by Jason Shen

Jason Shen shares some new thinking on how the hiring systems that was built around 20th century are failing and causing us to miss out people with incredible potential. He proposes how job seekers can make themselves more attractive and why employers should look for ability over credentials.

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Asking for help is a strength, not a weakness

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Asking for help is a strength, not a weakness by Michele L. Sullivan

Michele shares her experience how she got help from her family, her friends, her colleagues and many strangers. She is feeling good that she has a friendly support system. She says, “Asking for help is a strength, not a weakness.”

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