Category Archives: Relationships

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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Forgiveness is the Path to Rebuilding Trust – 8 Principles to Remember

Suffering a betrayal of trust can be one of the most difficult and challenging times in your life. Depending on the severity of the offense, some people choose not to pursue recovery of the relationship. For those that do, the … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Ways Leaders Bust 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

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Does Your Leadership Inspire Freedom or Fear? 4 Ways to Tell

Independence Day was yesterday and it had me thinking about freedom. As we all know, the desire to be free from the rule of the British Empire was the driving force for the fledgling United States to declare their independence. … Continue reading

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Are You Easy to Follow? 10 Things Great Leaders Know and Do

“He’s a pretty easy guy to follow.” That was the response from a friend when we were recently talking about how much she enjoys her job. She’s worked with this person for several years, they have a great rapport, and … Continue reading

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