Posted 6 years ago
Are there really seven common ways leaders can destroy trust among their team-members? A key component of successful leadership is the ability to foster trust. Gregg Gregory has thoughtfully outlined seven possible “mishaps” that can destroy trust between a leader their team. The bottom line is this: successful leaders learn to trust AND earn the trust, of the people they lead.
Top Seven Ways Leaders Can Destroy Trust
Trust is an underlying challenge for all teams at every level of an organization. Perhaps we just want to cover our back side. Perhaps we are skeptical of others. Or perhaps it is simply our nature. Regardless, fostering trust is a key leadership development task for creating a winning culture within every team and a challenge that must be met. Most people are trustworthy, and we are not talking about trusting a teammate to do their job. The kind of trust that can make or break a team is vulnerability trust. Vulnerability trust means trusting your teammates with personal information about you and believing that they will not use it against you or others, now or in the future. Leaders inherently face the challenge of building and fostering trust among employees. Here are some powerful mishaps that can destroy trust within your team.
Trust is only as good as the people on the team and the example and expectations of that team’s leader. Fostering trust is an ongoing effort because, even when trust is fostered among everyone, it can easily be destroyed.
A diverse, twenty-year background in real estate, mortgage banking, event planning, and production, as well as radio and television broadcasting, created a perfect story that put Gregg Gregory where he is today. Gregg works hard to ensure that different personalities can work together successfully to accomplish your organization’s mission, goals, and objectives.