Category Archives: Decision-Making

Got Ethics? The 5 Principles of Ethical Leaders

There is only one place where people don’t have any problems—the cemetery. Dead people don’t have any problems, but for people like you and me, we’ve got problems! The question is, do we have ethics? Do we have the moral principles … Continue reading

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Fire an Employee or Give Him Another Chance? Consider These 9 Factors

Any leader who has let an employee go knows how excruciating it can be to make that decision. It’s one of the most difficult decisions a leader must make. Given the gravity of the decision, it’s not surprising that most leaders put … Continue reading

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Are You Too Exhausted to be Truthful? 3 Strategies to Avoid Dishonesty

It’s late on a Friday afternoon and you are feeling spent. You feel like you’re fried crispier than a piece of bacon on a greasy hot griddle. You are mentally and emotionally drained after a long week of work, yet … Continue reading

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2014’s Top 10 Posts: Why You Don’t Trust People, When to Fire Someone, and More

It’s hard to believe we’re about to tie a bow on 2014 and unwrap the present that will be 2015. This past year has seen a 29% growth in viewership for the Leading with Trust blog! I’m grateful for the … Continue reading

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5 Benefits of Involving Your Team in the Hiring Decision

You are making a big mistake if you aren’t involving your team members in the hiring decision of new employees. Regular readers of my blog will know that over the last several weeks I have been knee-deep in the process … Continue reading

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