Category Archives: Dependability

4 Ways to Measure a Politician’s Trustworthiness

A trustworthy politician…some might say, “Is there such a thing?” Listening to the rhetoric of this year’s presidential election would make one think neither of the two major party candidates has a trustworthy bone in their body. But trust isn’t … Continue reading

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9 Habits of Trustworthy Leaders

habit [hab-it], noun — an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary Habits…we all have them, don’t we? Some are good for us and help us live healthier and happier lives. Others aren’t so good and they … Continue reading

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What’s Your Leadership Promise?

I recently stopped at Starbucks to get my morning jolt of caffeine on the way into the office. As I was sitting at my desk waiting for my computer to finish booting up (and wait, and wait, and wait….hey, I.T., … Continue reading

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A Father’s 10 Lessons about Leadership

Today is Father’s Day, a time we set aside to honor fathers and the role fatherhood plays in our society. Being the father of two boys (Michael 22, Matthew 18) is one of the greatest joys of my life. I’ve tried … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Make it Easy for People to Work with You

“It all depends on who you’re working with.” That was the feedback from team members to a recent survey about the state of collaboration within our department. The feedback was consistent. Collaboration is…well…inconsistent. It all depends on who you’re working … Continue reading

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