Psychological safety in the workplace is about providing a safe space for employees to be their full selves and not to feel that they will be punished or humiliated for expressing their opinion, ideas, questions, concerns or mistakes.
The old model of teamwork identified star performers, promoted them and rewarded them. Even if someone left a trail of destruction but got the desired results, they were viewed as stars. But in today’s complex world, it’s difficult for just one person to have a complete vision. Increasingly, performance is explained by our capability to work with others to solve problems and create synergies among multiple talents.
There is a growing urgency to be practicing Emotional Intelligence now more than ever before. Sometimes it takes an obvious physical pain before we realize that we need to give support both emotionally and physically.
Depending where you see yourself, there are 8 possible options for brain styles. These 8 brain styles describe people who are ‘fully’ in one particular style. You may not be as extreme and could be a blend of more than one style. Awareness of your preferred style can create insight and mastery.