This week, Clint has a conversation with researcher, author and speaker Dr. Timothy R. Clark, the founder of LeaderFactor. In part one, Tim shares how leaders can build psychological safety in their organizations by creating an environment of rewarded vulnerability, why Google’s Project Aristotle is one of the most important team performance studies over the past decade, why half of employees will reduce their productivity when psychological safety is low, and how he defines respect.
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About Timothy R. Clark:
Tim is founder and CEO of LeaderFactor and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Tim ranks as a global authority in the fields of senior executive development, strategy acceleration, and organizational change.
He is the author of five books:
• Epic Change: How to Lead Change in the Global Age (John Wiley/Jossey-Bass), which CEO Refresher named the best management book on change in 2008. Stephen R. Covey called Epic Change “absolutely brilliant material,” and Dave Ulrich of the University of Michigan calls it a “neo-classic.”
• Leadership Bones (Bradmore Road Press 2009)
• The Employee Engagement Mindset (McGraw-Hill 2012)
• Leading with Character and Competence (Berrett Koehler 2016)
• The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety (Berrett Koehler 2020)
Tim has written more than 150 articles on leadership, change, strategy, human capital, culture, and employee engagement in publications such as Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company. He is a highly sought-after advisor, coach, and facilitator to CEOs and senior leadership teams. He has worked with leading organizations around the world.
Tim’s leadership experience is extensive. He was previously President and CEO of Decker, a consulting firm based in San Francisco, and CEO of Novations SDC, a consulting and training firm based in Boston. Prior to these assignments, Dr. Clark spent several years in manufacturing, serving as a vice president of operations and plant manager of Geneva Steel Company. He began his career as a survey research project director for what is now Harris Interactive in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Clark earned a doctorate degree in Social Science from Oxford University and was both a Fulbright and British Research Scholar. He also earned a master’s degree in Government and Economics from the University of Utah. As an undergraduate at Brigham Young University, he was named a first-team Academic All-American football player where he completed a triple degree cum laude.