The Trusted Executive
Nine Leadership Habits that Inspire Results, Relationships and Reputation
Kogan Page, 2020
Leaders who put profit before trust won’t thrive in the new economy.
People demand more from leaders today than a commitment to profit. They want to trust the people in charge. Such trust is a valuable – but easily destroyed – commodity. Executive coach John Blakey argues that to earn trust, leaders must be conscientious global citizens committed to empowering stakeholders who traditionally lack boardroom influence. Now, the leadership challenge is to build a high-trust culture, earn a reputation as a trustworthy leader and recover from trust-eroding mistakes. Leaders must value trust, Blakey argues, because it’s the hidden driver of high performance.
About the Author
Dr. John Blakey founded the nonprofit The Trusted Executive Foundation, which helps corporate teams build high-performance cultures rooted in trust.
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