Salomé Trambach is a leadership coach helping executives build psychological safety in the workplace for greater levels of employee engagement and performance.

Building Trust and Open Communication: The Power of Psychological Safety with Salomé Trambach – BtR 398

Empower your team with leadership coach Salomé Trambach as she challenges you to create a psychologically safe environment, revealing the conflict between fear and progress.

Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Do you want to foster improved team performance and foster open communication in your workplace? I will be sharing the key solution to help you create a psychologically safe environment for your team, leading to enhanced collaboration and honest dialogue. Join me as I reveal the strategy to achieve this outcome, allowing your team to thrive in a supportive and inclusive work environment.

In this episode, you will be able to:

Elevate your leadership with values-based principles.

Enhance your decision-making through self-reflection.

Foster a culture of psychological safety within your teams.

Discover the importance of self-awareness in leadership.

Ignite personal growth and make a lasting impact.

My special guest is Salomé Trambach

Salomé Trambach, an accomplished executive leadership coach based in Copenhagen, Denmark, has held prominent roles as a vice president in human resources and as a board member.

With a strong background in leadership and extensive experience at Pricewaterhouse Cooper’s Denmark division, Salomé specializes in values-based leadership, mindfulness, and authentic leadership.

Her expertise lies in guiding leaders to create a psychologically safe environment by aligning personal values with professional roles. Through her approach, Salomé empowers leaders to establish boundaries, lead intentionally, and enhance team performance, ultimately fostering open communication and a positive impact on organizational dynamics.


00:06:16 – Understanding Values-Based Leadership 

00:09:31 – Impact of Not Leading by Values 

00:10:52 – Balancing Organizational Expectations and Personal Values 

00:12:24 – Importance of Taking a Step Back 

00:13:05 – Importance of Self-Reflection 

00:15:27 – Embracing Change and Opportunities 

00:18:36 – Understanding Psychological Safety 

00:23:47 – Creating a Collaborative Environment

Lead with values

Leading with values is a core theme in this episode, emphasizing the need for leaders to understand their principles and align them with their actions. This involves identifying key values such as integrity, flexibility, or fairness, and intentionally incorporating these into their leadership style. 

Through this approach, leaders not only inspire respect from their team members but also simplify their decision-making process.

Reflect on decisions

A significant point made in the conversation is the importance of reflecting on decisions for a values-based leadership. By taking time to consider each decision, leaders ensure their choices align with their core values rather than making reactive, spur-of-the-moment decisions. 

This conscious reevaluation involves shifting perspective, inviting self-awareness, and nurturing growth.

Cultivate psychological safety

Cultivating psychological safety within teams is a central theme in the discussion, emphasizing the importance of creating a safe and inclusive environment for everyone. This refers to fostering an atmosphere where team members feel comfortable expressing themselves, taking risks, and making mistakes without fear of judgment. 

Leaders creating such environments witness improved team performance, open communication, and enhanced team dynamics.

About Salomé Trambach

Salomé Trambach offers years of extraordinary success in a series of high-level roles at top-tier companies that include, Mentoring Club, LifeX, Softbank’s Emerge Accelerator, China Experience, PriceWaterHouseCoopers Mexico, P.20, Gaia Solar, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Coloplast, JOY 94.9, and AIESEC Denmark.

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Salomé’s invaluable expertise and broad business experience have powered a history of developing successful process improvements that drive productivity, reliability, and client satisfaction. Such traits have consistently enabled Salomé to achieve an impressive command of the skills needed to manage ongoing business planning processes while developing strategies to meet future challenges.

Being the Founder of Salomé Trambach Leadership Coaching & Training, she provides coaching and advice to leaders & entrepreneurs by elevating and empowering them so they can create more of an impact in life. Salomé has dedicated herself and her vision as a leader who engages in projects with a committed attitude.

Holding her first leadership role at 19 has permitted her a fast track to understanding leadership ahead of her peers on a deeper level. Her experiences include over 8 years working in leadership roles at International NPOs and startups. Her experiences extend across many countries including Australia, Denmark, U.S.A., France, U.A.E, Ghana, Mexico & China.

Salomé’s many hobbies which include hiking, travel, personal development, investing, meditation, yoga, and pilates.


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Leave a voicemail at (469) 608-0355.

Send an email to [email protected].

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