Category Archive: Trust

How to Nurture Trust Between Managers

You know the value of people trusting YOU. But how are you helping managers TRUST EACH OTHER? You aren’t done trust building until the people around the table trust each other. Elvis got… Continue reading

4 Ways to Build Trust When You’re in the Middle

When trust goes down cost goes up. (Speed of Trust) Less than 50% of front-line employees trust the company. (World Economic Forum) #1. Don’t complain about higher ups. Spend more time seeking the… Continue reading

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