Leadership in teams.
If you have been leading teams at work…
How important do you think is a culture of trust to an enterprise and its growth?
How would it be possible to create, nurture & sustain trust in teams?
On a scale of 1 to 10 where do you think the team you lead, is in terms of trustfulness?
Companies spend a lot of their resources planning for engagements that are geared towards trust building.
There are get together, team lunches, resort trips arranged, and social events organized to ensure every one has a good time and build a rapport with each other.
What are the genuine ways of trust building in teams?
What makes a team trust a leader?
Trust is a significant and valuable trait to build into any functional team.
And it is the responsibility of the leader to create an atmosphere for trust to follow through in teams.
Besides skills and abilities to lead and show direction to the team when in need, a leader’s trust quotient increases when they are ready to be vulnerable enough to let the team understand that after all, we are together through the thick and thin.
Secondly, it is important for a leader to be able to cultivate clarity in communication. And shares the bigger picture with the team, so they understand the intent for a plan.
More than anything else, it makes way for an authentic and open culture of trustful action and responses.
And speaking of responses, an effective and efficient leader will seek feedbacks to create a proper follow-ups and follow through of any intention.
Whenever a leader internalizes these values as habits of being authentic and vulnerable with their team, trust is born.
In every effort taken towards creating clarity & consistency in the channels of communication with their team, trust is built.
And while finding resolutions through followups with timely responses, trust is sustained in the teams.
Great organization begins with teams that place value on trustfulness as an important part of the growth mindset.