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3. Nurture Safe Culture

Leading collaborative strategy requires nurturing a culture in which people feel safe, so that you lower the sense of risk people feel as they begin to work together to invent new solutions. A simple reality of collaboration is that people can't create together if they don't trust each other.


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Subject Overview
No risk, no reward. It’s just that simple when it comes to innovation. Of course there are varying degrees of risk associated with anything new, but you have to be able to take a leap to create and innovate. Creating a safe culture, learning from mistakes – these are a few of the factors that will encourage risk-taking.

Lesson Introduction
When people feel safe, they are more inclined to share new ideas.