The Leader's Role in Promoting Psychological Safety

4 min

Safe environments

start with the leader.

According to Dr. Edmondson,

the best leaders can:

By modeling the right behaviors, you can help set a psychologically safe team environment.

Quiz 1 of 1

Your colleague manages a team of engineers. She’s reluctant to admit her mistakes to her team, because she already worries about whether they respect her. What’s the best thing that can you tell her?

As the team leader, she needs to set the precedent that vulnerability is okay.
She needs her team’s help because she makes so many mistakes so frequently.
As the team leader, she needs to have more confidence about her own abilities.
She needs to make herself seem less competent so that her team isn’t too afraid of her.

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