High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It (Harvard Business Review).
“There’s no team without trust.” says Paul Santagata, head of industry at Google. He's interviewed here on Google's 2 year study to find out what makes a high-performing team. It's this : psychological safety. Quote "the belief that you won’t be punished when you make a mistake. Studies show that psychological safety allows for moderate risk-taking, speaking your mind, creativity, and sticking your neck out without fear of having it cut off — just the types of behavior that lead to market breakthroughs."
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