In an earlier article, I spoke about loyalty being the #1 issue facing corporate leaders today. In it, I explained that “fear of conflict” often lies at the root of loyalty issues because when employees don’t know how to handle conflict, loyalty erodes faster than a sandbag in a tidal wave.
Leadership Transparency Vs. Exposed Leadership…Do you know the difference? As leaders, we are facing a crisis because, unless you’ve been living in your mom’s basement for the last decade or so, you will know that there’s a massively growing distrust of anyone in a leadership position. Nowhere is this more obvious than in government.
According to a recent Gallup Poll on American’s Confidence in Economic Leaders, 45% said they had “only a little/ almost no confidence” in state governors, and 57% said the same thing about President Obama. Other leaders fared even worst: 61% of poll respondents said they had little or no confidence in Democratic leaders, and 71% said they had little or no confidence in Republican leaders.