The New and the Old: Leadership Begins with Trust

The New and the Old: Leadership Begins with Trust

When we talk about leadership it can feel like quite a mouthful. We tend to stress the culture of personality surrounding leaders as individuals and their personality traits. We focus on how to identify and groom those with ‘leadership potential,’ and we like to know what skills leaders employ most frequently. As well as that well-worn path, what we also discuss when it comes to leadership is the importance of authenticity, emotional intelligence, and the ability to cultivate relationships. In fact there has been a shift in the last few years by leadership theorists in favor of these latter three traits. It would be hard to say that this shift […]