Category Archive: Trust

7 Faces of Distrust

A reader asks, “Maybe a post on how to proceed when relationships have been eroded among team members? With a small team, I find it especially challenging.” Trust is the engine of team… Continue reading

How to Avoid Distraction and Focus on Real Issues

Mary* approached, after a recent presentation and said, “I wanted to hear more about dealing with your inner critic.” She could have said: You should talk more about managing your inner critic. Why… Continue reading

4 Leadership Practices that Enrich You and Inspire Others

Humility is a way of seeing others. The first practice of humility is seeing others as trustworthy. Extend trust: If there’s no risk, it’s not trust. Bob Chapman believes, “Trust is given, not… Continue reading

Dear Dan: Everyone Wants to Leave!

Dear Dan, I just inherited a team where they were publicly scrutinized and now everyone wants to leave. How do I get people to stay when the previous leadership “threw them under the… Continue reading

The Top 5 Tips for Building Trust and Multiplying Impact

The most trusted person: Earns the promotion. Gets the sale. Retains team members. Has the most engaged workforce. Delivers the best results. The team that trusts each other works faster and enjoys work… Continue reading

Why I Lock My Wife Out of the House

I intentionally lock my wife out of the house. I lock her out because I love her. She isn’t a wild-eyed drunk. She doesn’t need time to cool off after losing her temper.… Continue reading