Opinion | The safety net that fuels innovative thinking and problem solving at work
Psychological safety allows teams to build on each other’s ideas and challenge them
We were sitting on campus, around a wobbly table, reminiscing about the years gone by at our 25th college reunion. Cocktails, dinner and dancing had ended. It was late but we didn’t want the evening to end. Most people around the table were now senior leaders, but at that moment, none of it mattered. We were friends, hanging out together the way we had all those years ago, and we could say what was on our minds without filters.