Monthly Archives: June 2012

Three Tips to Build Trust by Closing the Knowing-Doing Gap

Most leaders don’t show up to work saying to themselves, “I think I’ll erode trust with my people today!” yet that’s often what happens despite their best intentions. It’s too easy to walk through the office doors, turn on the … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Relationships, Success, Trust | 3 Comments

Father’s Day Special: Five Leadership Lessons From Being a Dad

Being a dad has been, and continues to be, one of the greatest joys of my life. I’ve experienced tremendous highs, suffered through some lows, doubted myself, learned much, and have been stretched to grow in ways I couldn’t have … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Parenting, Relationships, Success | 5 Comments

Deception Destroys Trust – 10 Questions to Ask To Keep From Being Duped

Contrary to popular belief, trust is not as fragile as we make it out to be. Trust can be one of the strongest forces in the world, binding people, institutions, and nations together in the midst of incredible adversity. Trust … Continue reading

Posted in Deception, Honesty, Integrity, Relationships, Repairing Trust, Trust, Trust Busters | 9 Comments

“Situational Crying” – An Effective Way to Build Trust?

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, made news recently when she admitted to crying at work during a speech at Harvard Business School. Sandberg said, I’ve cried at work.  I’ve told people I’ve cried at work. And it’s been … Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Emotions, EQ, Leadership, Relationships, Transparency, Trust, Vulnerability | 14 Comments