Psychological safety is one of the three keys of a healthy workplace culture according to the latest research by Daniel Coyle.
But how do you build psychological safety? One way might be to use the technique that Google’s Chief Innovation Evangelist, Frederik Pferdt uses. Every week they begin their team meeting by sharing one failure and what they learned from it. This reinforces the ideas that failure is normal (critical for innovation) and that it’s okay to share your failures.