I am continuing this month to focus on the qualities that make a great leader. I began last week with looking at the issue of integrity; this week I am going to look at trust. Every great leader has the ability to build their credibility by being trustworthy.
The word trust actually means confidence. When you trust people you have confidence in them, in their integrity, their agenda and their abilities. The opposite of trust (distrust) is suspicion. When you distrust people you are suspicious of them, of their integrity, their agenda, their capabilities or their track record.Read more