Is a lack of psychological safety preventing you from delegating?

Is a lack of psychological safety preventing you from delegating?

Harvard Business Review published an article by Sabina Nawaz this week on some challenges managers face when they delegate work to their staff. The gaps identified with team members being able to perform the tasks successfully included a lack of critical thinking, a...
Don’t blame corporate culture for not cultivating psychological safety within your teams!

Don’t blame corporate culture for not cultivating psychological safety within your teams!

While speaking on the topic of psychological safety yesterday I was asked whether it is possible to create safety within a team if the prevailing culture of the department or overall organization is toxic. We would all like to work for companies where leadership teams...
But what will our staff do if we don’t focus on their utilization?

But what will our staff do if we don’t focus on their utilization?

Lean thinking encourages us to focus on maximizing value delivered to stakeholders rather than maximizing the utilization of the people, equipment or material resources contributing to value streams. Two reasons for this recommendation are: Systems which are run with...