Leaders Build Trust by Creating Transparency

The Second Wave: Relationship Trust Building the Wave of Relationship Trust requires deliberate trust-building behaviors. We will start with some character-based behaviors, such as straight talk, showing respect, being transparent, righting wrongs, and showing loyalty. We’ll also explore the “counterfeit” … Read more

Leaders Build Trust by Talking Straight

The Second Wave: Relationship Trust Building the Wave of Relationship Trust requires deliberate trust-building behaviors. We will start with some character-based behaviors, such as straight talk, showing respect, being transparent, righting wrongs, and showing loyalty. We’ll also explore the “counterfeit” … Read more

Behavior, Credibility, and the Wrong Kinds of Trust

I am often guilty of the wrong kind of trust. When I first saw Covey’s matrix (pictured above), I felt some discomfort. My propensity to trust is rather high, and my faith in humanity is so unconditional that my commitment … Read more

Be Mindful of Your Feelings; They Betray You.

Star Wars nerds everywhere are scrolling to the bottom of this post to let me know I got the quote wrong. But, if you give me a few minutes, I will explain. Yes, the quote is wrong in the sense … Read more

Leaders Take Courageous Action to Address Bias (Unconscious Bias Series Part 3)

There are three steps to understanding and addressing Unconscious Bias: Identify Bias Cultivate Connection Choose Courage Two weeks ago, we started an exercise on the first step, identifying bias. Last week, we focused on cultivating additional connection. Today we will … Read more

The Gratitude Attitude

While it may be cliché to write a blog post about gratitude the week of Thanksgiving, it’s also a good reminder as we move into the holiday season. For many, November and December bring additional stress, frustration, and hardship. The … Read more

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