The Practice of Learning Teams
Mini Learning Team - Blame, Messaging and Learning Teams
January 20, 2021
Welcome to the 18th Episode of the podcast series. In this episode, The Practice of Learning Teams, book authors Brent Sutton, Glynis McCarthy and Brent Robinson will conduct a mini-learning team based on your submissions in the learning journal. We will discuss and reflect on some of the community challenges to embed learning teams and explore The What?, The How? and The Why?
Hi Safety FM listeners, this is Brent Sutton, one of the co-hosts of the new podcast series The Practice of Learning Teams, with my fellow co-hosts Glynis McCarthy and Brent Robinson.

Our goal is to support you on your journey and build a better community of practice for Learning Teams.

On today's podcast of the show, we conduct a mini Learning Team on the topic of Blame, Messaging and Learning Teams. We will explore;
  1. Communication-Given versus Communication Received
  2. Do corrective actions allow a blame environment to exist?
  3. Is there a link between messaging and blame?
  4. What are the learning opportunities versus blame?
  5. Why should leaders look at risk through the eyes of the worker?
  6. How do we measure success rather than failure?
  7. Who are the three essential stakeholders of a learning team;
    1. Those who are exposed to the risk
    2. Those who create the risk
    3. Those who manage the risk
  8. How is messaging portrayed in our actions?
  9. How do we shift the messaging from the absence of something to the presence?
  10. What is the value of being curious to reduce blame?
  11. When is the right time and place for accountability and responsibility?

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