Podcast Episode 14: Trust And Empower, with Lt. Col. (Ret.) Jack Matthews

In this podcast episode, my guest is Lt. Col. (Ret.) Jack Matthews. Jack spent time in the Army, in corporate life at Intel, and in a civilian capacity at the Air Force. The launching point for our conversation is one of The Big Six Leadership Principles®: “Trust and Empower.” We discuss how to begin building … Read more

Put Me In, Coach! Trust and Empower: Adaptive Leadership, Part 4

Trust and empower: This is the fourth in a series of blogs on adaptive leadership. It is my belief that foundational leadership principles give leaders the ability to build teams capable of handling whatever might come their way. This series is based around what we at Level Five Associates have as one of our foundations: … Read more

Trust and Empower: Information Age Leadership, Part 6

This entry in my ongoing series of video blogs “Leadership in the Information Age,” is called “Trust and Empower.” Resist the temptation to shepherd a team leader too closely, though it may be difficult to “let go.” The key is to trust them to meet the goals you set and give them the power to … Read more

Trust and Empower

In this Two Minute Leadership Talk video blog, the topic is “Trust and Empower.” I’ll discuss the importance of being willing to “hand over the keys” to your team. If you can’t step away without feeling uncomfortable, you may need to rethink how you’ve trained your organization.’ You can view the video blog here: This … Read more

Trust and Empower

Trust and Empower Team members in a high performing business want to be challenged, trusted, and treated with dignity and respect. It all boils down to building the right culture where folks are empowered to do what they do best without being micro-managed.   Beware the urge to micromanage. There’s a significant difference between leading … Read more

Trust and Empower

Team members in a high performing business want to be challenged, trusted, and treated with dignity and respect. It all boils down to building the right culture where folks are empowered to do what they do best without being micro-managed. Beware the urge to micromanage. There’s a significant difference between leading and micromanaging; that difference … Read more