Even if you consider your work environment to be safe, it can be difficult to muster the courage to voice issues, especially concerns, to your boss and colleagues. It’s not you; it’s your brain. The human brain is wired to be ultra-sensitive to threats.
And if you don’t feel psychologically safe, it can be even harder to speak up.
However, you can increase your confidence and find your voice by building your empathy and curiosity muscles. The key is to adopt new habits, which when layered together can help you provide your own psychological safety.
For more on how this works, read my Forbes article, Speak up: How to increase your confidence with empathy and curiosity muscles, which was posted on January 25, 2021.
Connect the dots plus dot the “i”s to be more intentional, inquisitive and inclusive
How well are you tapping into the skills and wisdom you need to lead in a BANI world?
All the old playbooks are out-of-date. Instead, you need to reach inside yourself, tap into your wisdom, and connect the dots for yourself and others.
To start, you can use these 5 tips to embrace your humanity and become a better leader.