Category Archive: Trust

How to Create Problem Solving Organizations

Leaders who aren’t solving problems are irrelevant. All leaders always solve problems. Urgent problems are easier to solve because they are urgent. While facing urgent or future problems leaders remain solution oriented. The… Continue reading

How to be Liked More and Why it Matters

Image source: I’ve frequently had an, “I don’t care if you like me,” approach to life. Looking back, it was insecurity not confidence. I wanted people to prove they liked me because I didn’t… Continue reading

How Honest Leaders Destroy Their Leadership

Image source No trust – – no leadership. You can coerce without trust but positive influence thrives on the foundation of trust. Losing influence is easy because losing trust is incredibly easy. Trust… Continue reading

8 Techniques that Help People Want Help

You don’t always have the luxury of waiting until people wake up to their short-comings and failures before helping them. Perhaps they’re oblivious or business urgencies require speedy improvement. You can’t help anyone… Continue reading

How to Get the Most From Conflict

Susan Shearouse lists five sources of conflict in her book, “Conflict 101.” Information conflicts are disagreements about facts or data. Interest conflicts center on underlying concerns, desires, and needs. In order to solve… Continue reading

Letting people see our Frailties

People that know me best compliment me least and people that know me least compliment me most. Some compliments aren’t sincere. They’re flattery. A compliment is flattery when it’s designed to manipulate us.… Continue reading