Leading with Trust

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

Building Trust is a Skill and Here’s How to Learn It

Most people assume trust “just happens,” like some sort of relationship osmosis. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Like any leadership skill, the ability to build trust can be learned and developed. It’s arguably the most important… Read More