Leading with Trust

4 Ways to Get Your Followers to Know You as a REAL Person

If you’re a leader, particularly in a large organization, the chances are your people don’t see you as a real person. They have a mental image of what they perceive you to be like, not who you actually… Read More

Ken Blanchard Shares an Easy Way to Know if You Work in a Trusting Environment

How can you tell if you have a trusting work environment? By reading nonverbal clues, says Ken Blanchard in his March column for Chief Learning Officer magazine. “If people trust leadership, they’re willing to turn their backs to… Read More

4 Steps to Avoid a Leadership Meltdown Like Uber’s Travis Kalanik

The last few weeks have not been kind to Uber and its CEO Travis Kalanik. Revelations by former employees of the company’s toxic and abusive culture, a highly publicized video of Kalanik arguing with and demeaning a Uber… Read More

Building Rapport Shows Employees You Care – How to Get Started

If you’re a senior leader in your organization, chances are the vast majority of employees don’t view you as a real person. Research by Nathan T. Washburn and Benjamin Galvin shows employee perceptions of senior leaders are governed by… Read More

The Strategy Every Leader Can Use to Develop High-Performing Employees

The performance of your employees is a reflection of your leadership. What does your team’s performance say about you? For many leaders, their team’s performance doesn’t say much. Gallup surveys show nearly 70% of the workforce is “not… Read More