Category Archives: Leadership

The Reason Why You Don’t Trust Your Team May Surprise You

Maybe you’ve heard these types of phrases from leaders in the past, or to bring it closer to home, perhaps you’ve even uttered them yourself: “I just can’t trust my team to complete the job to the quality I expect.” … Continue reading

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Your First 5 Steps When Leading a New Team

Stepping in to lead a new team can be an exciting time for a leader. You probably have grand ideas of all the things you’re going to change to take the team’s performance to the next level. You’re looking forward … Continue reading

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3 Ways Leadership is Like…Dominoes?

Dominoes is a great game to play when you’re hanging out with friends. My wife and I like to play Mexican Train with our friends because it has a nice blend of strategy, surprise, and most of all, allows for … Continue reading

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Humorous Video About a Serious Topic: Top 10 Ways Leaders Bust Trust

Posted in Accountability, Communication, Credibility, Distrust, Fairness, Feedback, Integrity, Leadership, Listening, Management, Power, Relationships, Responsibility, Sharing Information, Toxic Leadership, Transparency, Trust, Trust Busters | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The 3 Circles of Trust – Where Do Your Relationships Fit?

If you’ve seen the movie Meet the Parents, you probably remember “the circle of trust.” Robert De Niro’s character, Jack, a former CIA agent and overly protective father, is obsessed with making sure his future son-in-law Greg is a trustworthy … Continue reading

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