Keys to Trust: Performance

a series on building trust

Having the capabilities of the job is really only half the battle. Much like knowledge isn’t power without action, having the skills doesn’t get you any closer without performance backed results. Everyone is skilled in their own respective areas but not everyone performs to the levels needed to build trust. Performance in Trust Michael Jordan […]

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Keys to Trust: Capability

a series on building trust

Building Trust Requires Capability Over the last few weeks I have written on the topic of building trust. People trust others who have capabilities to lead them in their respective areas. Proving you have the capability means a strong presence of skills, knowledge, and experience. Capable is defined as having attributes required for performance or accomplishment. […]

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Keys to Trust: Knowledge

Knowledge Is Power The negotiations were tense, on the line were salaries and benefits of twenty employees. The union negotiations were not going as planned. The union workers were asking for raises for the junior employees and access to the same benefits that the rest of the company’s 300,000 employees were entitled to. The company […]

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Keys To Trust: Character

Where Commitment Meets Integrity

When it comes to trust, one’s character plays a very important role in building that trust. Merriam-Webster defines character as one of the attributes or features that make up and distinguish an individual. Everyone has traits that make up their character. The question is if it is a positive character that you should be proud of. […]

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Keys to Trust: Integrity

Integrity is a funny thing. Everyone wants to claim they have it, especially leaders, but few do the things that matter to make it a reality. I don’t think people intentionally act without integrity in mind, but remaining a person of integrity is a conscious decision with intentional actions. At the end of letters, it […]

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Keys to Trust: Fairness

how to be a fair leader in a unique world

The Fair Comes In August I remember my middle school math teacher use to reply to any students lament about something not being fair with “the fair comes in August.” Fairness is about playing by the rules. Fairness is being just, honest, and trustworthy. Leaders have a duty to be fair. Fairness does not mean […]

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Keys to Trust: Authenticity

part 5 in a series on Building Trust

Missing Authenticity The movie Mr. Holland’s Opus tells us a story about a struggling musician who wants nothing more than to compose a symphony heard around the world. Much like each of us, the day to day problems we face also got in the way of Mr. Holland’s dream. Settling for a position as a […]

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