LeaderGov published a poll on LinkedIN recently about how to best build trust on teams. We provided four answer options as to how to build trust. Two answers of the four were far and away the most valued. The chart below shows the results of the poll.
Listen to their concerns / ideas
The largest poll response on building trust had to do with listening to employees' concerns and ideas. Here are some examples and ideas on that important topic.
Listening to employees' concerns is an important aspect of being an effective leader. When employees feel that their concerns are heard and valued, it can lead to increased job satisfaction, higher trust, better performance, and improved retention rates.
Here are some tips on how to listen to employees' concerns as a leader:
Having a high level of trust on City and County teams is paramount to the success of everything you do. Trust between individuals and teams can either stifle success or multiply success. Great sports teams who were under-rated in terms of skills often beat teams with much greater talent because they trusted each other and worked as a team.
Having a high level of trust on your team (whether it’s a department team, project team or city management team) has a range of positive benefits to those in local government. Below are a few indicators to know if you have high trust on your team:
Your team may or may not have these attributes and it’s...