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Training, Workshops, Exercises and Tools

Psychological Safety #30: The Toxic Triangle

Welcome to the psychological safety newsletter and thanks for subscribing. You are awesome. This week we’ve got some great stuff about the Toxic Triangle, Neurodiversity in TTRPGs, teaching PE, employee surveillance, and 15/5 reports. Enjoy, and have a great day! If you have some time, please take a minute to answer these seven simple questions about the…
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Psychological Safety #29: Relational Security and Thinking Tools

Welcome to the psychological safety newsletter and thanks for subscribing. You rock. This week we have psychological safety at Apple, disability data, Relational Security and Thinking Tools. Enjoy, and have a great day! If you have some time, please take a minute to answer these seven simple questions about the newsletter that will help me improve it 🙂 And if you’ve…
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Psychological Safety #28: Polyvagal Theory and the HSE Cultural Ladder

This week we have education, healthcare, sports coaching, Polyvagal Theory and the HSE Culture Ladder. And Captain Picard, obviously. Psychological Safety In the Workplace:Stimpunks are a group of former technologists turned “wannabe-sociologists interpreting and applying the work of experts”, are autistic, ADHD, bipolar, dyslexic, dyspraxic, and dyscalculic and provide coaching, training and workshops. Here’s a great piece from…
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Psychological Safety #27: Ethics and Spiritual Teachings

This week we have ethics, productivity, kindness, systems convening, meetups, podcasts and spiritual teachings. I hope you enjoy it!Also: Would you like to measure and survey psychological safety in your organisation? I’m looking for a test case in order to create a dataset for my own research and analysis. I’ll help you put together your surveys and…
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Psychological Safety #26: Whistleblowing and Invisible Knapsacks

This week we have Open Leadership, “What’s ok”, Whistleblowing, Equality, Boeing, safety science, Invisible Knapsacks, Wardley Mapping, and more.Note: There won’t be a newsletter next week as I’m taking a short break, so there’s extra content in this to keep you going for two weeks 🙂  Psychological Safety In the Workplace: The Open Organisation is a community-driven project leading…
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Psychological Safety #25: Toxic Workplaces

This week we have company culture at Netflix and Twitter, Toxic Workplaces, Game Theory and The Improvement Method Olympics! Heads up: an updated version of the Action Pack is coming out soon, and the minimum price will be increasing to better reflect the amount of content and value packed into it. If you want to grab it at the…
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Psychological Safety #24: Supply Chains and TRIZ

This week is a bit earlier than usual due to me having a little holiday, and we have Black talent in tech, a cartoon by Virpi Oinonen, Steven Spear and supply chains, decision making, user experience, product management, and TRIZ! Also: I need your help! If you use or have used the Psychological Safety Action Pack in…
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Psychological Safety #23: Feminine Leadership and JOMO

Thanks for subscribing to the psychological safety newsletter! This week we have loads of amazing content and it might be my favourite issue yet! There are new posters for you to download, awesome podcasts, a great article on “feminine leadership”, “JOMO” and a cartoon about accepting compliments.  Exciting news! The Psychological Safety Poster Pack has been completely redesigned and there’s…
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Psychological Safety #22: Education and Teaching

Thanks for subscribing to the psychological safety newsletter! This week we have a bumper section on education and teaching, alongside near-misses, software development, complex systems and privilege walks. In the Workplace: This is excellent! Heuristics for Effective Software Development: A continuously evolving list. And the most important factor, at number 1? Without psychological safety, respect, and trust, none of…
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Psychological Safety #21: The Andon Cord

Thanks for subscribing to the psychological safety newsletter! This week we have a bumper issue with the Andon Cord, Gibbs Reflective Cycle, why you should reduce collaboration, the power of silence and more. Note: I’m trying to concentrate on only sharing open-access academic papers, so you should be able to access all the papers linked in…
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Psychological Safety #20: Aviation and Debriefing

Thanks for subscribing to the psychological safety newsletter! This week we have some incredible content from the world of air traffic operations, debriefing, a great Padlet board, pre-mortems and more! I also have a small favour to ask! We’re all part of building a super movement here and raising great awareness of psychological safety, so if…
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Psychological Safety Newsletter #19: Inclusive Meeting Practice

Thanks for subscribing to the psychological safety newsletter! This week we have “Kintsugi”, inclusive meetings, story telling and Dissent Cards. Also, a very warm welcome to all our new subscribers in healthcare! Thanks so much toHelen Bevan for tweeting about psychological safety and this newsletter; as a result our psychological safety movement is gaining even more momentum!…
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Psychological Safety #18: NHS Horizons and Bad Idea Brainstorms

Thanks for subscribing to the psychological safety newsletter! And thanks for being patient during my little break last week. This week we have an excellent guide by NHS Horizons, libraries and neutrality, bad idea brainstorms, feedback, and more. Of course, the REALLY big news this week is that you can now show your love of psychological safety with these…
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Psychological Safety #17: Sociotechnical Architecture and Design Practices

Thanks for subscribing to the psychological safety newsletter! This week we have “positive deviance”, sociotechnical architecture, “unbelonging”, design practices and the Maginot Line Problem, plus even more!More exciting news! Psych Safety Merchandise is on its way!! We have stickers in production, and some other exciting projects. You’ll soon be able to share your love for psychological safety on your…
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Psychological Safety #16: Social Contracts

Thanks for subscribing to the psychological safety newsletter! This week, “Me Days”, social contracts, next-gen organisations and more.In the Workplace: This deserves the headline this week: “Me Days” at Aula. Ozzie Clarke-Binns, People Lead at Aula describes so well in this LinkedIn post why we can’t simply leave the outside world “at the door” when we come to work.  Here’s…
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