Leading for Change

Creating a Safe Environment for Experimentation

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Freedom to live: a safe environment for experimentation. Photo by Hans Reniers on Unsplash
  • Experiment
  • Results
  • Prototype
  • Test Data

What makes for a more successful team?

The only thing that matters is whether or not you have created a sense of psychological safety.

The Human Organization

There is safety in numbers, as long as you create a safe environment, where failure is an opportunity for change, a necessary part of the process of learning from our mistakes and becoming more human.

Psychological Safety

  1. mindfulness: build greater awareness
  2. growth: become a better learner
  3. connection: cultivate good relationships

Building Awareness

We can become more aware by engaging the mind through the analog process of writing. The Bullet Journal Method is a book about using a journal to track the past, order the present, design the future. You don’t really need anything more than a notebook and a pen. It is a way of engaging the scientific method and the design process to gather ideas, make plans, and track the changes that are happening in real time. It is a way of designing the future.

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Designer, writer, educator, social architect, founder, Builders Collective, Leading with Design. https://stephenbau.com

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