Tag: trust

Follow the Leader: The Unexpected Leader

I’ve worked with Malin Liden for several years now and the one thing I immediately noticed about her is that she is so appreciative and supportive of her team.  She gives recognition when she can for their hard work and she gives them multiple opportunities to be creative and then lets them fly.  She supports them in taking risks and she allows them to learn from their mistakes. Big lesson here – trust and support your team.  read more »

Trust Your People, People

I was in a meeting recently and had one of those “a-ha moments” a la Oprah Winfrey.

We were discussing a high visibility project with an ambitious deadline and at the end of the call, one of the executive sponsors of the project directly asked who was accountable for the project (Read – who’s responsible if it fails?) and then continued to the group: “Now- you have all that you need to move forward – I assume you will meet the deadline – and I expect that the results will be fantastic.” read more »