One of the most important job of leaders is to create environments where people feel safe to make mistakes and to bring forth new ideas.
When people feel safe, that’s when creativity or innovation rises, which ultimately has a positive effect on an organisation and its team members.
In this TED talk, Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why, explains why it’s vital to make people feel safe if you want to be a leader worth following.
Action Step: If you lead a team, invite your team members to watch this video and discuss how you can make your team environment safer.
Question: As a leader, what can you do to make your team members feel safe?