Trust

Why Do Companies Keep Salaries Secret?

February 20, 2016 9 Comments
Why Do Companies Keep Salaries Secret?

David Burkus opened TEDxUniversityofNevada 2016 with this exceptional talk based on his new book entitled “Under New Management.” I’ve not read the book yet – still waiting for David to send me my courtesy copy – but if it’s anything like his first book I expect it will be well-written and enjoyable. How much do […]

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Trust And Trustworthiness

October 7, 2013 7 Comments
Trust And Trustworthiness

The third blog post I ever wrote, way back in March of 2009, was on trust. I think it’s one of the most important disciplines any leader needs to master, and it’s indispensable during times of change. In this seven minute video, I provide a brief summary on the evidence-based foundation of trust and trustworthiness. […]

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Ten Keys To Real Responsibility

June 7, 2011 4 Comments
Ten Keys To Real Responsibility

I’m not a big fan of acronyms, but I created the acronym REAL – responsibility, expectations, accountability, learning – to try to describe what I think right relationships at work should look like. I recognize that very few of our relationships at work will develop into the goal of interdependent partnerships, but that can never […]

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Enabling Covenantal Relationships

June 2, 2011 4 Comments
Enabling Covenantal Relationships

In contractual relationships, our primary concern is holding others accountable for high standards of performance. Effective contractual relationships require what we deal with others in good faith and that we assume full responsibility for performing our part of the arrangement. That is absolutely essential, but the normative trust and commitment of contractual relationships will never […]

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