The emergence of an environment of learning, trust, safety, innovation, and collaboration depends critically on organizational culture and team spirit. Lack of trust in an organization is synonymous with severe dysfunction and disadvantages for everyone involved.
As a leader, you need to think about what you are doing to build and maintain trust with your employees. Otherwise, you would be handicapping yourself before you are even in a position to lead. If you are looking for a way to make an impact on your organization, this is it.
Reflect on your values, emphasize trust, and do what you can to strengthen it. You’ll find that employees speak freely and do their best for each other. They are committed to each other – and more willing to believe what their co-workers tell them.
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