Do your employees trust you? If they had a problem, would they come to you for help? To gain your employees’ trust, you can’t just tell them to trust you. Why do people follow effective leadership? Where do leaders begin?
You’ve got to get vulnerable.
Come through on your promises
Own up to your mistakes
Learn & grow as a leader
Show your team they can be honest with you
Then the next time an employee gets in a pinch, guess who they’ll want to emulate? Hopefully, their leader who they know also makes mistakes sometimes.
You can hear about this topic and more leadership advice on the video episode 14 of CFO Weekly with Coach Roy Austin, CPA, CMA, MBA, Managing Principal at Rockwell Business Solutions and author of The Alligator Business Solution.