The Importance of Creating a Safe Environment at FranklinCovey
FranklinCovey is the world leader in helping organizations achieve results that require lasting changes in human behavior, often the most difficult challenge any organization faces. When accomplished, it is also the most durable competitive advantage.
Scott Miller is a 23-year associate of FranklinCovey and serves as the executive vice president of thought leadership. Besides being a best selling author, Scott authors a weekly leadership column for Inc.com.
In this episode, Scott shares the importance of creating a safe environment. At FranklinCovey, they believe in making a safe place for others to tell you the truth. He believes as a leader, you need to create a culture where those on our team can tell us the truth, offer us feedback, and seek guidance without fear. This is key for engagement, retention and where great ideas come from.
Scott hosts multiple podcasts including FranklinCoveys On Leadership and Great Life, Great Career. Additionally, Scott is the author of the multi-week Amazon #1 New Release, Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow, and the Wall Street Journal best-seller, Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team. Scott authors a weekly leadership column for Inc.com and is a frequent contributor on podcasts and webinars. Previously, Scott worked for the Disney Development Company and grew up in Central Florida. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and three sons.
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