Leading with Trust

5 Ways Leaders Try to Lead Right in The Wrong Way

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… Read More

Thrown Under the Bus? 8 Tips on Dealing with Unfair Criticism

Sooner or later…sooner if you’re in a leadership position…you will get thrown under the bus by receiving unfair criticism from a boss or colleague. Unfair criticism comes in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes it shows up in your annual performance… Read More

Leaders – Quit Trying to be Fair and Do This Instead

Complete the following statement: “I’m being fair because I treat everyone the ______ .” You’ve probably heard this statement many times from the leaders you’ve had in your career and you’ve likely said it yourself from time to time. The… Read More

Be a Fair Leader by Treating Employees Like Chess Pieces, Not Checkers

When I was a young kid I used to love playing checkers with my younger sister. Part of the joy came from always beating her, which isn’t much of an accomplishment given she was four years younger than… Read More

Surviving Friendly Fire: 8 Tips for Dealing with Unfair Criticism

Sooner or later…sooner if you’re in a leadership position…you will get wounded by “friendly fire”— unfair criticism from a boss or colleague. Friendly fire comes in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes it shows up in your annual performance… Read More

Be a Fair Leader by Treating Your Employees Like Chess Pieces, Not Checkers

When I was a young kid I used to love playing checkers with my younger sister. Part of the joy came from always beating her, which isn’t much of an accomplishment given she was four years younger than… Read More