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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

Enjoyed this TED Talk:
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

Enjoyed this TED Talk:
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

Enjoyed this TED Talk:
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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