Embodying vulnerability and psychological safety

  What makes Google so successful?  Is it the talent? The infrastructure? How about appreciation of psychology safety and providing a work space which allows for embodying vulnerability? Whilst there are no quick fixes.  There is much investment in the people and psychological safety for growth: Proactively affirm and encourage full participation; Establish ground rules; Hold time for ‘slow’ thoughts Provide an open channel; Diversity When leaders get stressed – our amygdala hijack becomes counterproductive to what we actually what we want to do.  Stressed out emotions like anger turns all rationality and intelligence into irrationality. Christine Porath of Havard … Continue reading Embodying vulnerability and psychological safety

Life Code according to Dr. Phil

    Some people think that Dr. Phil’s show are rather entertaining and in many ways they truly are.  Having read a number of his books, Life Code really stands out. We come down to the nitty gritty of asking ourselves, what are our values, what do we stand by, what do we believe in, what motivates us, what makes us tick?  Does this feel overwhelming when we ask our selves these questions? If we sit back and give ourselves a few minutes to reflect, the answer it may appear to be is actually, no.  In fact, these are questions … Continue reading Life Code according to Dr. Phil