Agile Doesn’t Work Without Psychological Safety

The ideas behind Psychological Safety, particularly in an organizational change context, continue to rise in importance. Any change requires a level of vulnerability and openness to doing something in a new way. A way that individuals may not find comfortable or natural.

To support individuals, teams and organizations through any transition — including an Agile one — creating Psychological Safety is crucial.To that, this article in the Harvard Business Review does a good job of weaving the two concepts together and provides a series of helpful tips on how you can incorporate Psychological Safety into your regular practice of Agile ways of working.

For those looking for more, please see Openfield Canada public training calendar for their 1-day Psychological Safety Foundations course.