Employees aren’t cogs

Your employees aren’t cogs in a corporate wheel. When people propel or exhibit the vision, give them credit. Thank them. Honor them. Encourage them.

The real leader

People would rather follow a leader who is always real versus a leader who is always right. Don’t try to be a perfect leader, just work on being an authentic one.

H3 Leadership: Be Humble. Stay Hungry. Always Hustle.

This is Brad Lomenick walking us through the 20 habits that he feels build a good leader and solid organizations. He groups them into three areas. Humble – who you are Hungry – where you want to go Hustle – how you’ll get there

Review key decisions

At the end of a staff meeting or off-site, a team should explicitly review the key decisions made during the meeting, and agree on what needs to be communicated to employees or other constituencies about those decisions. What often happens during this exercise is that members of the team learn that they are not all […]

Competitors not team members

Achieving vulnerability-based trust is difficult because in the course of career advancement and education, most successful people learn to be competitive with their peers, and protective of their reputations. It is a challenge for them to turn those instincts off for the good of a team, but that is exactly what is required.

Team openness

Team members who are not genuinely open with one another about their mistakes and weaknesses make it impossible to build a foundation for trust.