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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 that simple when it comes to innovation. Of course, there are varying degrees of risk associated with anything new, but in every case, you have to let go of the past and take a leap toward the future. Learn the factors that encourage risk-taking and needed innovation.

Lesson Introduction
When people feel safe, they are more inclined to collaborate with others and share new ideas. Learn how one leader developed connections across boundaries and established a sense of safety during a complex merger.