Category Archive: Trust

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

16 Ways to Get to the Truth

Insulated leaders don’t ask, because they don’t want to know. You are less than you could be, because people aren’t telling you the truth.   4 surprising reasons employees don’t speak up: Positive suggestions create more… Continue reading

Half the Team Doesn’t Trust the Boss

Over 50% of employees don’t trust their boss.* 5 reasons leaders seem dishonest: Pretending things are better than they are. Holding your nose in the air. Arrogant leaders sacrifice others to protect their image. Remaining isolated.… Continue reading

5 Ways to Spot Leaders with Character

You dare stand with men and women of character. But, protect yourself from leaders who love position, rely on authority, and need admiration. Character invites respect and loyalty. 5 ways to spot leaders… Continue reading

Fewer Policies – More Conversations

I know they’re necessary, but I hate policies. Leaders who love policies hamper leadership and hinder organizations.   Policies are the result of leadership distance. The further you are from the action, the… Continue reading

7 Power Tips for Facing Turbulence

Turbulence grabs attention, focuses energy, stretches relationships, tests resolve, and shows you who you are. Leadership tips during turbulence. Turbulence is useful when it: Strengthens connections. People who trust each other pull together… Continue reading