“If cognitive diversity is what we need to succeed in dealing with new, uncertain, and complex situations,” say Alison Reynolds and David Lewis in Harvard Business Review, “leaders will have to get much better at building their team’s sense of psychological safety.”
“If you’re not purposely investing in a healthy culture,” says Dr. Linda Sharkey, “your business is already declining, whether you realize it or not.”
“Sometimes the most obvious things are the hardest or at least the easiest to let slip. We believe this is the case with communication, especially on small teams.” Carter and Courtney Reum offer tips on improving your team’s communication.
“Once the initiative is completed and the bonus cashed, a question always arises: will behaviors and business practices stick around, or will people drift back to their old ways of working?” In a recent study from Harvard Business Review, Susanna Gallani shows how peer pressure goes further than money.
As Peter Drucker said: “Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection, will come even more effective action.” Author and coach Jennifer L. Porter asks, “So, if reflection is so helpful, why don’t many leaders do it?”