Create Circles of Safety
While inspiration gets people to take the first step and follow in the calm, trust gets people to climb the hill and brave the storm.
When we create environments in which people feel like they belong, the result is trust and collaboration. Circles of Safety allow people to spend their time and energy working together toward a higher cause that inspires them, and withstand the inevitable pressures and dangers all teams face.
How To: Create a Circle of Safety
In Leaders Eat Last Simon explains the role that EDSO—endorphins, dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin—play in creating a Circle of Safety where we work. By understanding how these neurochemicals work together, we can create environments that are safe and fulfilling, allowing individuals to make a meaningful contribution toward an inspiring vision.