Vol. 2017, No. 13
How can you build trust at work?
Recently I've been thinking a lot about trust in the workplace. I like the model in R. John Young's book The Five Essential Leadership Questions in which he proposes that an organization can't sustain top performance unless it's built on a solid foundation of trust. Think about work situations you've been a part of that have gone extremely well—for you, for the group, and for the organization. Wasn't there a healthy dose of trust among the players in those situations? I bet there was.
We can't help but operate at a higher level when we trust those around us and when we feel they trust us. We're at our best and we bring out the best in others when we can create mutual trust. But how do we do that? Try something different. Try telling a personal story. Read more.
Until Next week,