Leadership author John C. Maxwell describes developing trust as earning and spending pocket change. Maxwell states: “Each time you make a good leadership decision, it puts change into your pocket. Each time you
make a poor one, you have to pay out some of your change to the people. Every leader has a certain amount of
change in his pocket when he starts in a new leadership position. From then on, he either builds up his change or
pays it out…When you’re out of change, you’re out as a leader.” In this episode of Reflections on Leadership we will explore ways to build workplace credibility in order to build trust.
Collaborative leadership is founded on a belief that “…if you bring the appropriate people together in constructive ways with good information, they will create authentic visions and strategies for addressing the shared concerns of the organization or community,” (Chrislip & Carl, 1994). This job aid highlights the necessary skills and characteristics for a collaborative leader as well as challenges to be mindful of.
Leadership author John C. Maxwell describes developing trust as earning and spending pocket change. In a sense, we all have a certain amount of “credibility cash” to our names. Our conduct and decisions will grow or deplete the account over time. In this episode of Reflections on Leadership you’ll learn five key ways to improve […]