TRUST IS THE BACKBONE OF LEADERSHIP
To convey confidence and trust to people, prepare very well.
You’re a leader only if you have followers. followership hinges on the development of strong relationships.
A leader needs to have a firm grasp of the facts, an understanding of the various factors at play, and a clear vision for the future.
A good track record will enhance your followership base. Ultimately, a leader’s capability is what will motivate people to listen to him, and acknowledge him as their leader.
Truth is the backbone of leadership.
A leader casts vision, answers questions and clarifies objectives, gives room for leaders under him to exert their own influence, reassures, and carries everybody along.
Acknowledging mistakes, frankly, helps the leader to solidify the trust of his people.
Competence, connection, and character, are qualities that characterize a leader who is trustworthy.
Character and leadership credibility coexist together. Character creates foundation for trust, and trust paves way for leadership.
Inner strength makes a leader, because that makes his ability to perform to remain steadfast. He is able to subordinate his feelings or any distracting stimulus to a greater vision, objective, and purpose. He bequeaths upon his people, the gift of knowing what to expect from him at all times.