3
Feb

The 2014 Edelman Trust Barometer confirms that trust in business and government are at historic lows, with trust in government 14 points lower than trust in business. We can’t just wring our hands and shake our heads. Our goal is to help leaders and teams actually improve the levels of trust that exist at work, […]

Read More

16
Dec

When there are articles written about the need to build trust or be more trustworthy, the one piece missing is the how to build or re-build trust. If you have never thought about this, here are a few suggestions. If you are a detailed, list-type of person, you can build trust by demonstrating how reliable […]

Read More

27
Sep

In chapter 11, we encourage you to “enlarge your purpose” like many of our leaders. In addition to demonstrating their trustworthy nature, they find ways to give back, using their gifts and talents to make the world a better place. Dr. Brent Senior, is an ENT at UNC-Chapel Hill (and also a fellow U-M Wolverine!) […]

Read More

20
Sep

A recent article in Inc had me scratching my head: the author believes that you cannot hire for culture fit because entrepreneurs who build the business will have a fire in their belly that later hires may not, such as working long hours. I agree that working long hours is necessary to build a new […]

Read More

14
Aug

With so many formulas and ideas floating around about trust and what it takes to become a trustworthy leader, we thought we’d share ours again.  Some folks try to make trust complex, some simplify it, but our take on trust will hopefully be easy to remember: we call it the ROCC of Trust.  Is someone […]

Read More

22
Jul

We have a list of trustworthy folks linked to our blog and I wanted to profile one today. Beleza is a fair trade shop in Cameron Village, located just a few miles from my office in Raleigh, NC. I met the owners, Philip and Sara Dail, when I wanted to introduce my MBA students to […]

Read More

28
May

If you are ever in Greensboro, NC, you MUST stay at the Proximity Hotel. It is a beautiful LEED Platinum certified hotel and we had the pleasure of staying there one 4th of July. Aneil got to know the owner, Dennis Quaintance, when he invited him to be a guest speaker to his MBAs at […]

Read More

13
May

We met Dr. Rubin many years ago when our kids were in kindergarten together. We thought that he might be a good doctor to help Aneil with his sinus issues when we remembered his license plate: mucus. Bruce K. Rubin, MD received his BS, Master of Engineering, and MD degrees from Tulane University in New […]

Read More

9
May

We’ve been thinking about how you build strong ties on a team when the team members are busy, are extremely competitive (with themselves and others), yet will ultimately be better off if they forge a strong bond among them. It reminds me of my year in Leadership Winston-Salem. In addition to our monthly meetings where […]

Read More

8
May

This is National Nurses Week. We shouldn’t really need a week to remember and thank the nurses in our lives who make such a huge difference, but it is great to have time to stop and say thank-you. I have a feeling that many nurses work hard during a crisis and then never see folks […]

Read More