How to create a safe place

How do you create a safe space?

How to make every space a safe space
  1. Make room for who you are.
  2. Be vulnerable and allow yourself to build an emotional connection.
  3. Be inclusive.
  4. Give others a space to talk.
  5. Know that your actions speak louder than words.
  6. If there’s a physical environment, make it welcoming.
  7. Just one space can be enough.

What is a safe space and how are they created?

The term safe space refers to places created for individuals who feel marginalized to come together to communicate regarding their experiences with marginalization, most commonly located on university campuses in the western world, but also at workplaces, as in the case of Nokia.

How can you create a safe space for a better conversation?

answer any and all questions truthfully. summarize what you learned as the meeting comes to an end. explain what actions you will take to put those insights to use and ask your team for their suggestions as well. acknowledge the quality of the conversation and thank the group for it.