It’s widely accepted that in a successful executive team, the members must feel comfortable being vulnerable enough to admit mistakes, ask for help, share tasks and work together effectively.
And when this trust is absent, it leads to negative team politics, protectionism, and friction.
These issues not only make the work environment unpleasant — they can also prevent productive work from getting done.
If you’ve ever been in a team with low levels of trust – and who hasn’t – then you know it’s a pretty miserable place to be.
But developing trust is done in some counter-intuitive ways.
That’s what I explore in this week’s podcast.