Discussions about creating high-performance teams have been with us long before the pandemic arrived. Dramatic changes in the nature of our work and the spread of virtual teams created by the pandemic have profoundly challenged leaders and organizations the world over. While there are a host of approaches to building better teams, few would argue…Read More
Amid the smoke and rubble of destroyed buildings stand a defiant Ukrainian people. They are determined to protect their homeland from Russian invaders. The Russians have more weapons, equipment, and trained soldiers. But, within the borders of Ukraine, the Russians don’t have more people, and they don’t have a leader like Ukrainian President Zelensky. Many…Read More
I am often asked why trust levels are so low and what on earth can we do about it. I am delighted to report that I’ve been introduced to an App that has the potential to help make things better. I Trust It Social (labelled iTRUSTit) shows some remarkable promise for those of us who…Read More
When it comes to trust, kids are a special case. They tend to trust us more than they should when they are young and less than they should as they mature. Unfortunately, our kids tend to trust us least when they could use our guidance the most. As they mature they are making life changing…Read More
One of the primary differentiating factors between good and great leaders is the ability to understand and build trust. The more senior a leadership role we take on, the less direct control we have over outcomes. We become more and more reliant on those who report to us for our own successes. In fact, at…Read More
Trust is critical for you, your team and your organization It has long been understood that trust has value. In response to an open-ended question about the importance of trust, leaders we interview overwhelmingly state that trust is either “important,” “extremely important,” or “the most important thing” for them as leaders. But why does it…Read More
“Many people in Canada don’t feel protected by the police. In fact, they’re afraid of them.” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, May 2020 The Canadian Prime Minister has publicly acted to seek “concrete actions” from the police and justice systems in order to move forward on eliminating systemic discrimination and making real change in…Read More
Darryl is one of the world’s leading experts on Trust. He teaches leaders how to find and use their most powerful tool. A tool that is always in a leader’s control, how to effectively build Trust in their relationships.