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Embrace Your Emotions: Create Psychological Safety in Healthcare (#26)

Title: Embrace Your Emotions: Create Psychological Safety in Healthcare (#26)

In this thought-provoking episode, host Trace Hobson welcomes Rekha Radhakrishnan, a professionally certified coach from India and a founding member of Under the Bodhi Tree. Together, they delve into emotions' often-overlooked yet critical role in the workplace, particularly in high-stress healthcare environments.

Key Points Discussed:

  • The cultural shift from suppressing emotions at work to acknowledging their importance in fostering effective communication and psychological safety.
  • Practical strategies for leaders to create a safe space where team members feel heard and comfortable expressing their emotions.
  • The power of pausing and practicing mindfulness amidst the chaos to cultivate a calmer, more present approach to difficult conversations.
  • Navigating uncomfortable conversations by separating the situation from the person, managing one's emotions, and leaving past biases behind.
  • Setting healthy boundaries while respecting different roles and relationships within the workplace.
  • Systemic approaches facilitate open, vulnerable relationships that nourish the human spirit and drive positive cultural change.

Contact Rekha on LinkedIn or on her website

 

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