Employee engagement falling. People leaving their jobs in record numbers. Burned out employees seeking a new sense of purpose in their work. All these major trends can often be traced back to a lack of one key ingredient in work culture – trust in leadership.
Employees are less productive when they don’t feel trusted – or when they don’t have trust in their bosses – and many of the organizations we’ve worked with in recent years have seen this firsthand.
In our time working with leaders, we’ve never seen them more focused on better connecting and building employee relationships than they are today. Yet even with this reinvigorated effort, leaders are finding there is a shortage of resources to provide the practical tools they need to start achieving that new level of trust.
This eBook summarizes top research today that indicates trustworthy public companies outperform their peers and retain more productive and engaged employees, proving that building trust is not just good for employees; it’s good for business.
There are 7 Critical Traits to Build Trust
The new eBook outlines the key traits leaders should focus on to shore up trust, along with actionable advice on a myriad of trust-related topics, including:
How to act in more authentic ways, consistent with the purpose and values of the company
Guidance for how to be a more transparent leader
Tips for better listening to employee needs and wants
The best ways to become a better, more engaging communicator
How to build a stronger sense of community and culture that your employees genuinely appreciate, respect and even brag about
Thoughts on how you can establish your leadership team as a genuinely trusted, respected voice within your organization