Psychological Safety

Psychological Safety: What, how and why?

Featured image: Photo by RODNAE Productions from Pexels Preamble “Psychological safety is the belief that one will not be punished or humiliated for speaking up with ideas, questions, concerns or mistakes and that the team is safe for interpersonal risk taking” - Psychological Safety and Learning Behavior in Work Teams by Amy Edmondson, 1999. That is an impressive definition and one that is easy to understand by anyone who reads it....

August 13, 2022 · 14 min · 2941 words

Getting the newbie up to speed

After so many years of developing code to mostly do Extract Transform and Load on different databases using Perl based SQL or PL/SQL, I’m finally working on an application that has an internal website and a standalone application. The move from the solely back-end focused workflow to a full stack development is very new for me. And I feel it very challenging for now. I hope this stays challenging because that should give me some motivation to get things done....

April 21, 2014 · 3 min · 523 words