Risk-taking Vs Naysaying

Amy Edmondson defines psychological safety as "a shared belief that the team is safe for interpersonal risk-taking." In a nutshell, for a team to speak up, take risks, and share radical ideas, they will need to feel protected from so-called naysaying behavior. I don't think the problem is going to be fixed by creating “a shared belief... Continue Reading →

Manual Machine Moderator

Machine moderators may be used in the pre-moderation stage to flag content for review by humans. This would increase moderation accuracy and improve the pre-moderation stage.

Creating a Safety Moderator

Firstly everyone in the team would need to agree to use the safety moderator. It allows anyone to speak up in real-time and object when we feel offended or uncomfortable with how we are treated during a heated discussion.

Making Mistakes and Misbehaviors

I find this both ironic and hypocritical that the psychological safety movement and organizational psychologists can criticize leaders or managers for being know-it-alls, psychopaths or narcissists. And at the same time, talk about creating a safe environment for teams

Mistake or Misbehavior

Mistake or Misbehavior I exchanged comments on LinkedIn yesterday and had an interesting discussion with someone on the differences between the word mistake versus misbehavior. I tend to believe that people can confuse the two. A mistake is usually seen as unintentional. Knocking over a cup of coffee by mistake is seen as a misdirection... Continue Reading →

Blind Leading the Blind

My tip, for what it's worth, as a person with cognitive biases, is to look out for and listen to how people frame their thoughts to you. Premising our statements with "I think.." or "to me..." is a handy reminder.

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