This is an interesting article on Leadership and Trust. Trust is hard to build and easy to lose. You don’t gain trust with a promotion, or a MBA degree. You cannot order trust.https://www.leadershipnow.com
From the article, I note these 2 things:
– Competency: People must have some reason to trust a leader. is a good one. Mostly, the competency that the leader can make the team success and won’t betray or abandon the team. There is an interesting book on this, called Know-How: The 8 Skills That Separate People Who Perform from Those Who Don’t
Compassion.Think beyond yourself. There are four keys ways we show we care: listen, show appreciation, be engaged, and serve others.
This element is interesting, considering this article in Harvard Business Review
In the article, it asks if we are choosing more narcissistic leaders? The article provides the following definition : narcissistic leaders, as research by Stanford colleague Charles O’Reilly and colleagues notes, are characterized by the traits of dominance, self-confidence, a sense of entitlement, grandiosity, and low empathy.
Michel Dion, PMP, CPA
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