In the context of the 2021 World Mental Health day and the increasing importance for organisations and leaders to be leading and managing well-being in the workplace more effectively, there are a couple of statements that I hear leaders use over and over again that completely undermine all the work we are doing around mental well-being.
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Understanding the best definition of Psychological Safety
There is a lot of discussion right now about 'Psychological Safety' - the latest buzz word (again). Unfortunately, there is significant misunderstanding and misinterpretation of this concept of 'Psychological Safety', which is doing more harm than good. In particular, there is a misconception that Psychological Safety means that people shouldn't be made to feel uncomfortable and shouldn't experience negative emotions. As a Psychologist having worked with individuals, teams and organisations for over 20 years, this view of psychological safety in my experience creates significantly more long term distress and negative impact for both the individuals and the organisation.
Our relationship with feedback
In this short video Greg discusses how important it is to assess our relationship with feedback i.e. our self-talk about feedback, particularly as a leader.
Unlocking Leader Impact Through Vulnerability
Greg Bayne talking about how leaders can significantly increase their impact through vulnerability.
Enabling Rapid Adaptation
An summary of the interview with Greg Bayne about the concept of Allostasis and the rapid adaptation to change.