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A Valuable, Fragile Thing Called Leadership Trust

13 November, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
John led a panel discussion on Monday night at the American College of Physician Executives meeting in Phoenix.  This blog is based on conversations with physicians who attended the event.  PHOENIX — Presidential popularity is an up and down kind of thing depending on the issues at hand and the political climate in the nation’s […] Read more»

Destruction of Leadership Trust

22 May, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Leaders must sublimate themselves to the needs of others.  Superior leaders are committed to the organization’s mission, more than their individualistic needs and are prepared to sacrifice themselves for the higher purpose. So writes Morgan Witzel, a fellow at the Center for Leadership Studies at the Exeter University School of Business in his Financial Times […] Read more»

How Do You Know Your Employees Trust You?

20 May, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Trust That word is intrinsically linked to leadership.  It is an underlying value in most companies – the CEO and the senior leadership trust their employees to do the right thing. The more important questions for the CEO are, “How do you know that your employees trust you?  Why do they trust you?” Harry Herrington, […] Read more»