More about Trust Building
Overcome the Culture of Distrust
We all know what a distrustful workplace looks like: managers withhold information, people talk behind each other’s backs, employees are afraid to share concerns, no one takes responsibility, and you end up with poor morale, lower productivity, increased turnover, and an unhealthy work environment.
When you have trusting relationships between your team members and their leaders, you have the foundation for building a successful organization with higher levels of collaboration, increased creativity and risk-taking, more effective execution of business strategy, and increased commitment and loyalty to your company.
Benefits of Building Trust in the Workplace
- Increased Performance: Employees have higher levels of commitment and give more discretionary effort.
- Talent Retention: Employees are more likely to stay and endorse the company as a great place to work.
- Spark Creativity: Employees feel safe to communicate more openly, share their best ideas, and take initiative.
- Better Collaboration: Colleagues and teams help each other and work together to get things done.