Category Archives: Trust

Trusting Someone Requires You to Confront These 4 Uncomfortable Truths

No one disagrees that trust is an indispensable ingredient of strong, healthy relationships. In the workplace, high levels of trust increase productivity, efficiency, innovation, and profitability. When trust is low or absent, people avoid risk, decisions are questioned, bureaucracy increases, … Continue reading

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Put the SERVE Back in Public Service – 5 Ways Government Leaders Can Rebuild Trust

Is it my imagination or was there once a time when government service was considered a noble and worthy endeavor? Elected representatives, appointed officials, and even hired employees viewed public service as a calling rather than a job, inspired by … Continue reading

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3 Key Areas for Leaders to Check Their Egos

Don’t kid yourself…you’ve got an ego and sometimes it gets out of control. You may not act like a pompous jerk in public, but you have undoubtedly experienced moments where self-righteous, egotistical thoughts run through your mind and you act in … Continue reading

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21 Seeds of Trust – If you don’t sow it, you can’t grow it!

Building trust at work is much like growing plants in a garden; you have to sow the seeds. If you don’t sow it, you can’t grow it. It doesn’t matter how rich the soil is in your garden, how much sunlight it … Continue reading

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Tony Gwynn – 4 Lessons Beyond the Baseball Field

Tony Gwynn passed away today at the young age of 54 after battling salivary gland cancer the last few years. Tony was an inspirational role model to me. It wasn’t so much what he accomplished that inspired me…although his accomplishments … Continue reading

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