Tag: Trust

Three Inspiring Stories on New Leadership

What we can learn from the sug­ar con­sump­tion of Gand­hi, from Netflix’s sur­pris­ing resem­blance to a nuclear sub­ma­rine, and from the fright­en­ing team dynam­ics of super chick­ens about new lead­er­ship. On the occa­sion of the X‑Conference 2020 I tell my three favorite sto­ries about role mod­els, respon­si­bil­i­ty and trust — also as video for lis­ten­ing, think­ing and imitating.

Leading with Trust

Trust is the foun­da­tion of mod­ern lead­er­ship. Vol­un­tar­i­ly and with all our heart we only fol­low whom we trust. Frances Frei and Anne Mor­riss describe three dri­vers for trust: log­ic, authen­tic­i­ty and empathy. 

No Agility Without Trust

With­out a cul­ture of trust, no agili­ty. Car­go cult yes, but no agili­ty. And with­out agili­ty there is no chance of at least sur­viv­ing dig­i­tal­iza­tion, let alone ben­e­fit­ing from…

People over Processes

Mak­ing deci­sions is often con­sid­ered an essen­tial ele­ment of lead­er­ship. An elite cir­cle of exec­u­tives makes deci­sions; at least the big and strate­gic ones and some­times, depend­ing on…

Leading with Purpose and Trust

The very essence of lead­er­ship is to pro­vide ori­en­ta­tion. That’s why lead­er­ship is cru­cial in agile orga­ni­za­tions. Agili­ty requires ori­en­ta­tion to be effec­tive. With­out this ori­en­ta­tion, agili­ty becomes…