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How to Create Psychological Safety: Healthcare Leadership with Suzanne Fox (#029)

Title: How to Create Psychological Safety: Healthcare Leadership with Suzanne Fox

In this engaging episode of Safe Space Made Simple, host Trace Hobson sits down with Suzanne Fox, the founder and principal of Fox Den Consulting. With her extensive background in healthcare management and executive leadership, Suzanne shares valuable insights on creating psychologically and neurobiologically safe spaces for teams and leaders in healthcare.

Key Points Discussed:

  • Suzanne's Journey: From a registered nurse to an executive leader, coach and leadership development facilitator, Suzanne shares her passion for supporting leaders in improving their lives by understanding their values and fostering a clear vision.
  • Disrupting the Status Quo: Suzanne's role as a resilience architect, optimist, and disruptor of the status quo in healthcare leadership. Pushing boundaries is essential to finding better operating methods and fostering fresh perspectives.
  • Bridging Gaps in Healthcare Leadership: Addressing the hierarchical gaps between frontline care, clinical leadership, and executive leadership. Open perspectives and empowering teams to make necessary changes at all levels are needed.
  • Relational Equity and Team Dynamics: The significance of building trust and supporting teams to soar by providing a clear vision and allowing flexibility for innovation and growth.
  • Developing Intention and Focus: Suzanne's leadership development and coaching approach emphasizes the importance of intentional leadership, future focus, and maintaining a balance between day-to-day operations and long-term goals.
  • Psychological Health and Safety: The individual responsibility in creating and maintaining psychological safety in teams through emotional intelligence, self-regulation, and understanding neurobiological responses to stress.
  • Self-Regulation and Co-Regulation: Self-awareness, self-regulation, and co-regulation within teams are essential to fostering a safe and supportive environment for effective collaboration and decision-making.

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