Category Archives: Trust Busters

Defensiveness Is Killing Your Relationships – How To Recognize It and What To Do About It

Your defensiveness is killing your relationships and you don’t even realize it. What? Me being defensive? I’m not defensive! YOU’RE the one that’s always defensive! That’s a classic defensive response to a piece of feedback. Throw up a wall, rebut the … Continue reading

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Leading Right in the Wrong Ways – 5 Common Leadership Mistakes

Few leaders wake up in the morning and say to themselves, “I wonder how I can screw up today?” Most leaders have good intentions and earnestly try to lead in the right ways, but sometimes the actions they think are … Continue reading

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Six Ways You’re a Workplace Bully Without Even Realizing It

Bullying has been on primetime display this week as basketball coach Mike Rice was fired from his head coaching job at Rutgers after a leaked practice video showed him pushing, grabbing, throwing balls at players, and cursing them with gay … Continue reading

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Seven Gifts for Every Leader This Christmas

Santa is making his list and checking it twice. He’s going to find out which leaders have been naughty or nice. Actually, I think any person willing to step into a position of leading and managing others deserves whatever he/she … Continue reading

Posted in Apology, Dependability, Humor, Leadership, Learning, Praising, Purpose, Relationships, Santa Claus, Stress, Trust, Trust Boosters, Trust Busters | 17 Comments

Four Trust Boosters For Your Social Media Strategy

Social media is an essential corporate strategy today. For many organizations it has become the primary communication vehicle with their customers, transforming the once traditional advertising and public relations channels of print, radio, or television, into real-time tweets, blogs, or … Continue reading

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