trust 2

Issue: I do not believe that I am trusted by some people on the team I lead.

What is your proof that you are not trusted? Have you done something to hurt the trust that existed? Did you ever have people’s trust in the first place?

Trust is a quality that is earned over time by being consistent, honest, and open. Trust is developed through two-way dialogues, by listening, and proving that you can be trusted.

I suggest that you obtain feedback from several peers, a coach, or a long-time colleague who doesn’t work for you. Brainstorm with them on things you might be doing that impair or hide your trustworthiness. Then make behavioral adjustments based on what you learn and stay aware of your impact on others.