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Episode #43: Psychological Safety at work

We hear a lot about the importance of psychological safety at work. But what exactly is it? How do you create psychologically safe environments?

Welcome to Research Insights with Elite Mind Academy – live weekly discussions covering a variety of topics on organisational wellbeing that often stays behind closed doors.

In this episode, Evelina is joined by a business psychologist, and mental health expert Sam Tewari, who has been researching psychological safety at work as part of his dissertation.

We discuss:
How to build psychologically safe cultures at work
The role of leadership in creating safe environments
Conditions for creativity and innovation
The importance of trust for risk-taking and learning from our mistakes
How to improve team communication and cohesion
Can we ‘fix’ toxic cultures?
Should we bring our whole true selves to work?

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