Podcast S1:E8 Leadership is the Conversation: (Part Two) How Do Successful Leaders Encourage Innovation?
In this episode, we hear from our guest, Karen Bradbury, Vice-President of Learning and Development, Unum Group discuss “psychological safety” and “vulnerability” as key components for promoting innovation inside the corporate culture.
Conversational Highlight: Employees must feel safe to take risks without the fear of retribution
Spark the Conversation: How does your organization create a safe atmosphere for taking risks?
Conversational Highlight: Acceptable risk-taking should be clearly defined
Spark the Conversation: How does your organization define acceptable risk-taking?
Conversational Highlight: Risk-taking is not “taught” it is “coached”
Spark the Conversation: How can your organization coach its employees to take risks?
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The Fifth Discipline, (1990) by Peter Senge. Currency Publishing