A nice checklist for assessing the degree of psychological safety in a team, and a neat anecdotal illustration of why it’s so important if you want a creative, high-functioning group of people. Good article.
“Delivering criticism to make yourself look good is the easy stuff of fools” and “Criticizing is but the first step in what should be a process. My experience has been that it’s the rare person who’s willing to invest in the whole process”
Criticism is necessary and it takes care to get it right. This post suggests how to get there
This is variation on the “culture trumps process” point of view. You can’t legislate every decision and every move. Your culture (in this case “pride in the work”) will always determine what happens in the places process can’t reach. Nice article.