How confident are you that every member of your team feels empowered and safe enough to contribute? That they are fully engaged? That their ideas are encouraged to emerge and germinate? That their experience day to day matches how they want to feel?
In this episode of the podcast, Sonali Kumarakulasinghe, People and Culture Consultant at SK Consulting outlines TWO PRACTICAL APPROACHES that enable people to become more aware of themselves and their colleagues, to engage with meaningful change, and to strengthen team relationships.
We unpick how LIBERATING STRUCTURES can be used to shape everyday interactions to make organisations more successful by being able to follow ten leadership principles:
Include and Unleash Everyone
Practice Deep Respect for People and Local Solutions
Build Trust As You Go
Learn by Failing Forward
Practice Self-Discovery Within a Group
Amplify Freedom AND Responsibility
Emphasize Possibilities: Believe Before You See
Invite Creative Destruction To Enable Innovation ⬅️ I LOVE THIS ONE!
Engage In Seriously-Playful Curiosity
Never Start Without Clear Purpose
Then we identify the difference that the EMOTIONAL CULTURE DECK makes to companies being clear about how their employees want to feel, how they don't want to feel, and what that means in practice.
Emotion drives behaviour. If we choose to ignore the dominant driver, we simply become robotic, engaging at a cognitive level. The result = less than optimum performance.
It's time to unleash and celebrate the level of complexity under the surface that really shapes workplace culture.
Find out how to transform your practice to gain the most from your amazing people with the resources and practical advice that Sonali shares.
More about Sonali
Sonali is a Consultant, Facilitator and Coach. She works with leaders, teams and individuals to co-create positive organisational cultures and to enable better conversations at work. She is passionate about improving the employee experience at work, where there is mutual trust, care and respect. She partners with client organisations to achieve this.