Category: Trust/Credibility for Managers

Is Your Company Culture Developing By Design or Default?

In a perfect world, employees would all get along, leaders would actively manage, and revenue would rise. Very few organizations have achieved that kind of perfection.

Managers: Do You Know When to Back Off?

Managers: Stanford University researchers have a message for you. Get over yourself.

How to Manage Your Overstepping Employee

You thought you’d made the perfect hire. Your new employee came into the organization with outstanding credentials and a solid work ethic.

Be Careful When You Express Yourself Online

No matter how well intended, not everything we post online comes across as we hope for.

How To Manage Successfully During an Acquisition

Few events shake an organization and employees’ confidence in managers more than a merger or acquisition. All of the rules, spoken and unspoken, that employees have been following are suddenly in flux.

Leaders Don’t Always Have To Be Right

If you’re in a management role, you might be stuck on something that will negatively impact your leadership credibility. Specifically, you might think you should always be right

Managers: What’s Your Personal Brand?

Managers, have you thought about developing your brand? I’m talking about polishing up the image you present to your team members.

Manage Smarter 88: Managing International Offices and Markets

Darby Doll is an Asia-based strategic communication consultant with more than two decades’ experience working with multinationals and startups in the region. In this episode, we discuss: managing teams in Asia-Pacific; dealing with an international office; financial concerns and cryptocurrency; land mines of entering the Asia-Pacific market and what to watch out for.

Manage Smarter 87: Being an Honest Broker of Information

Jan Allen is an Executive Coach and Life Strategist, as well as co-managing partner of Business of People. She previously served in an executive role for two Ohio governors. In this episode, we discuss: The concept of an honest broker and it's value; why YOU as a leader want to vet and make sure your critical staffers are honest brokers; how the concept is critical to being a better leader; tips for building team relationships vs. discipline.

Do You Show Up As A Leader?

When people ask me how they can make others see them as a leader, I think of the classic children’s story The Emperor’s New Clothes. That is the one where the vain emperor is duped into believing his clothing has been woven from the finest (invisible!) fabrics and threads.

The Importance of Leadership Transparency

Leadership transparency has also been called business’ “currency of trust.” As you know, trust is the foundation of any relationship.

Does Your Goal-Setting Process Foster Accountability and Trust?

Too many managers treat goal setting as a one-and-done task. If that’s how you’re establishing expectations for your sales reps, you could be in for major disappointment as the year progresses.

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