Psychological safety is the ability of people to feel safe taking risks together.

The most important quality of successful teams. People believe they won’t be penalized for mistakes and that they can ask for help without impacting social status.rB1 Necessary to engage constructive conflict. Behaviors that disrupt it and foster it. Needs are concealed without, which harms their effectiveness.

  1. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead: Brave Work, Tough Conversations, Whole Hearts (New York: Random House, 2018). (See notes.)