Category Archive: Trust

One Leader’s Surprising Experience with One-on-Ones

One of my coaching clients is developing his skill at holding one-on-ones with his management team. He’s learning you don’t have to choose between strong relationships and great results.  Strong relationships fuel great… Continue reading

7 Secrets to Spotting People You can Trust

Failure awaits all leaders who trust the wrong people. Surround yourself with people you can trust. Few things are more powerful than a team of talented people who trust each other. It doesn’t… Continue reading

Only 49% of All Employees Have a Great Deal of Trust in Their Boss

EY released Global Generations 3.0 research that found less than half of full-time workers surveyed globally between the ages of 19-68, place a “great deal of trust” in their employer, boss, or colleagues.… Continue reading

5 Questions to Ask During Tough Conversations

The tipping point between prolonged disappointment and renewed vitality is a difficult conversation. Many leadership frustrations are the result of conversations that didn’t happen. The choice to avoid difficult conversations often masquerades as kindness.… Continue reading

The 10 Powers of “With”

Self-serving leaders produce self-protective teammates. Everyone wants to know if you’re with them. Trust, engagement, commitment, and passion hang on your answer. Don’t ask anyone to get on your team, until you get… Continue reading

Seven Ways to Not-Know Like a Leader

Pretending you know, when you don’t, makes you intentionally ignorant. Confusion is the point of opportunity, if you have the courage to not-know. Four dangers for all knowing leaders: Pretending you know is an act… Continue reading