Discover how psychological safety, constructive conflict, and actionable learning create a powerful triple helix to transform teams! In this ground-breaking resource, three experts in the field of education and teamwork each present one of three strands that, when woven together, support teamwork and forge collaborative interactions into a transformative way of working. You’ll learn approaches, processes and tools to overcome common obstacles to team effectiveness such as feelings of futility, anxiety, and poor morale. Drawing on research and practical experience the authors identify strategies and tools that show how to:  • Build psychological safety, where teams work towards resilient interpersonal relationships  • Use constructive conflict as a powerful catalyst for team learning and transformation  • Inquire into problems of practice to transform capabilities and produce actionable learning Acquire ways to develop mindful, thoughtful, and constructive teams where authentic communication drives group awareness and clear processes and goals.

Empathy Consciousness—Seeking Compassion

Empathy Consciousness—Seeking Compassion

Empathy Consciousness—Seeking Compassion

When companies allow a deep emotional understanding of people’s needs to inspire them—and transform their work, their teams, and even their organization at large—they unlock the creative capacity for innovation.

—Battarbee, Suri, Howard, IDEO

As team members experience psychological safety and learn how to use conflict to build deep understandings, the team’s culture takes on an aura of respect. This ability to respect each other’s differences brings forth more honesty and compassion. It is a feed-forward response loop, in that the more honesty within the team, the more that compassion emerges. Compassion is the driver of the axiom “together we are stronger.” Thomas Merton, the theologian, wisely stated: “Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things.” When team ...

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