Monthly Archives: October 2011

Leadership Zombie Apocalypse! Four Signs You May Be Infected

Organizations around the world are reporting their leaders are turning into zombies at an alarming rate. Formerly healthy, productive, and capable leaders are falling victim to the Zombie Plague, the deadly disease that has spread uncontrollably during the global economic … Continue reading

Posted in EQ, Leadership, Relationships, Servant Leadership, Trust, Zombies | 6 Comments

Are Your People Ready to Stage an “Occupy” Protest? Four Ways to Build a High-Trust Culture

If given the chance, would the people in your organization stage an “Occupy” protest? Do they have feelings of inequity, spawned by the perception that the top 1% in your organization receive a disproportionate amount of the rewards at the … Continue reading

Posted in Compensation, Decision-Making, Ethics, Fairness, Greed, Integrity, Leadership, Occupy Movement, Relationships, Sharing Information, Transparency, Trust | 2 Comments

Build Trust Through Professionalism – Seven Mindsets for Success

Do you consider yourself a professional? Or do you think professionalism is reserved for those occupations that require a special degree or qualification, such as a doctor, lawyer, or accountant? Being a professional has nothing to do with a particular … Continue reading

Posted in Ability, Ego, Ethics, Honesty, Integrity, Leadership, Professionalism, Success, Trust, Values | 12 Comments

Want to Build Trust? It Helps to Embarrass Yourself

Oh, those feelings of embarrassment! You feel your body start to sweat, your face turning red, and it feels as if every person in sight is staring at you while you make a buffoon of yourself. Those embarrassing moments you … Continue reading

Posted in Relationships, Trust, Vulnerability | 10 Comments

Trust Busters – The Top Five Ways Leaders Erode Trust

“Call me irresponsible, call me unreliable Throw in undependable too” Frank Sinatra ~ Call Me Irresponsible (1963) Irresponsible, unreliable, and undependable make for great words in a song, but if those adjectives describe your leadership style then chances are your … Continue reading

Posted in Dependability, Honesty, Integrity, Leadership, Relationships, Trust, Trust Busters | 2 Comments