Leading with Trust

Reflect Back Before You Say Sorry – Tips for Improving Your Apologies

If you say you’re sorry before truly understanding how the offended party feels, have you really apologized? That question may not be quite as metaphysical as the classic, “If a tree falls in the forest and no one… Read More

10 Questions Great Bosses Regularly Ask Their People

Great leaders ask great questions. Too often leaders think they are the smartest person in the room, so they are quick to offer advice, give direction, and share their perspectives on how things should be done. Most leaders… Read More

4 Essential Skills Every New Manager Needs to Learn

Becoming a manager for the first time is a significant career milestone. It is both exciting and nerve-wracking stepping into a role where you are now responsible for others and not just yourself. Most people who are promoted to… Read More

Top 7 Posts in 2015: Why it’s Hard to Trust People, Good Bosses vs. Bad Bosses, and More!

As I reflect back on 2015, it’s incredible to consider this is the fifth year of the Leading with Trust blog. In some respects it seems like just a few months ago that I started writing about the… Read More

Close Your Mouth and Open Your Ears – 4 Tips to Build Trust

“To answer before listening – that is folly and shame.” Proverbs 18:13 It’s easy for leaders to fall into the trap of thinking they need to have the answer to every problem or situation that arises. After all,… Read More