December 12, 2008

2 Key Business Management Skills To Build Trust

If you trust others in your team, they will trust you.

A manager must develop an ability to trust others and create an environment of trust throughout the workplace. Really, it is better to assume the trustworthiness of employees to start with, rather than waiting for them to earn it.

Team members find it much easier to trust their manager if they feel trusted themselves.

Being honest In everything will build trust more.

Being open and honest is a key ingredient for generating trust. When you are open about your vision, actions and intentions, you will usually generate strong support.

Both good and bad news should be openly shared, reducing gossip and internal politics.

By admitting mistakes and not trying to cover them up, shows any manager to be a normal human being, just like everyone else!

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Filed under Developing Your People, Management Basics by Martin

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