Center for Creative Leadership - How to Build Trust as a Leader (and Keep It)
17 May 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm EST
Trust is a core human need we all share, and relationships built on trust are what people want and need most at work. But learning how to build trust as a leader — and sustain those relationships long term — is difficult, especially in today’s hybrid work environment. According to recent surveys, less than half of leaders report that they definitely trust their direct manager to do what’s right, and less than a third say they trust senior leaders at their organization.
Research shows that employees perform best when they trust their leaders. Effective leadership requires knowing how to build trust as a leader — and keep it — with individuals, on teams, and across organizations. But building trust isn’t a one-off initiative. It requires a continued, collaborative effort from all team members to strengthen relationships by modeling compassion and prioritizing psychological safety. When employees trust their leaders, they step forward and do their best work together and more effectively.
What You’ll Learn
In this webinar, you’ll learn:
- What recent research suggests about building trust, especially with senior leaders and remote workers
- Key behaviors for how to build trust as a leader and make it last long-term
- Ways individuals and organizations can cultivate a culture of trust and compassion