20
Jun
Stand out in your job search with a Thank you Note
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We are big proponents of thank you notes. Our young adult children kid us that they were sending thank you notes before they could even write (probably true!). We know the importance of conveying your gratitude (think thank you!) and encourage our students to always follow up from an interview with a thank you note. […]

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13
Jun
Latest Review from Goodreads: Thanks, Janice!
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11
Jun
The Long Road Back to Trust
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In reading an article by James daSilva “Why are leadership thinkers silent about Floyd and the protests?”, we had to respond. We are thoughtful people, so we don’t always respond unless we have something thoughtful to offer. He didn’t include us in his list of 100 list of leadership thinkers, but as business school professors […]

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10
Jun
What do we do when our trust is broken?
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After a discussion about building trust to improve collaboration, the question was posed: “What do you do when trust is broken?” I think this is something we all have wrestled with at one time or another. After spending time researching this subject, learning from broken trust ourselves, and rebuilding trust where we have been able, […]

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10
Jun
Students need more help with their careers, not less
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A recent study found that in these COVID-19 times, colleges and universities are planning to cut back on the career services that they offer students. Considering that finding a job is already a challenge for many students, this is not a positive development. As business school professors, we find ourselves not only teaching business, but […]

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8
Jun
Rhino Foods and a Culture of Trust
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We enjoyed sharing the story of #trustworthy#leader Ted Castle from Rhino Foods, Inc. today for the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking and how he has built a #cultureoftrust.

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8
Jun
Honor Diversity Through Strengths
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We had a great discussion recently about using your strengths at work. As we moved from understanding your own strengths to understanding your colleagues’ strengths, one person said, “this exercise helps me to better honor what each team member brings to the team.” Know your strengths That is such a great way to think about […]

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28
May
Build Trust Before a Crisis
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We started our research on trust in and between organizations during the end of 1980s and beginning of the 1990s. This was a time when many U.S. firms in a number of industries were downsizing significantly in response to competition from Japanese firms. One of our biggest insights came from an automotive industry leader whom […]

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21
May
Best questions for an informational interview
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We encourage our students (and other job seekers) to start with informational interviews before they start their job search. This can help by giving you inside information about a company and/or a career that you would not otherwise know. There are many alumni from your school who would love to give you a few minutes […]

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20
May
New name, same folks
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You might have noticed that our name has changed to The Center for Trustworthy Leadership. This is really what we have been doing for the past 25+ years, so we decided to make it a permanent change. To us, it implies what we already do: research, training, coaching and consulting–using what we learn in our […]

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