A great little article from Learning Solutions Magazine with a few pointers on building trust and credibility with your team…because let’s face it, without trust and credibility (with and between ALL members of a team but especially with and from the team leader) things are not going to go well! Sam
By: Stacey Lindenberg – Learning Solutions Magazine – August 2014
“The recognition you and your team receive will build trust and credibility in and beyond your organization.”
A friend of mine had a problem.
Notice that it really wasn’t me. It was a friend. I swear.
This person has experience, leadership skills, integrity, and know-how. And yet, when he had to lead a major change in his organization, he wasn’t getting the support he needed:
- Regardless of his expertise, experience, or credibility, something stood in his way.
- Key stakeholders lost interest or engagement in the change initiative.
- End users were confused.
- His team couldn’t communicate consistently about the change.
- This honest, experienced, and dependable person was stuck.
Sound familiar? These are all signs that my friend had a trust problem. If you encounter similar experiences, here’s what you can do about them. Continue reading