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How To Drive Innovation On Your Team And Foster A Culture Of Psychological Safety


In order to grow, advance and stay relevant organizations have to innovate. Which begs the question, “how do we innovate and how do we create teams and cultures where innovation can thrive?”

To answer that, EFG’s Alli Murphy chats with Virginia Martinez.

Virginia and Alli worked together back in their days at UC Berkeley Executive Education where Virginia designed innovation courses for executives from around the world. She then spent five years at IDEO, a global innovation consultancy, where she advised clients on how to create more innovative cultures. Virginia is now the founder of Tenth House Consulting.

She’s helped Amazon, Salesforce, YouTube and Visa become more innovative and today, she’s here to help you drive innovation on your teams.

Listen to this episode to learn:

  • The 5 questions to ask yourself and your team as you work to become more innovative
  • What makes people 30% less likely to share their ideas (and how to combat this)
  • What innovation and creative problem solving have in common
  • How to foster a culture of psychological safety

And lots more!

Links & Notes

Elevate Your Social Impact

  • (00:00) – Welcome to Engage for Good
  • (02:16) – What is Innovation?
  • (11:11) – Psychological Safety
  • (13:01) – Questions you can ask your teams

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