What’s Trust Got to do With It?

An article in the January-February issue of the Harvard Business Review covered one of my favorite topics: Trust in the workplace. In “The Neuroscience of Trust,” Paul J. Zak addresses new research which shows the highest trust workplaces are also the highest performing. This isn’t just a theory—it’s well established, with lots of research to confirm […] See More

May 15, 2017

Don’t Get Caught With Your Pants (on Fire) Down

This post covers the fourth of six leadership mistakes and how to fix them. In the past few weeks, we’ve covered excuse-making, bad manners, and ego problems; now it’s time to talk about lying. When people are found out as liars, the word spreads like wildfire. This can literally destroy your career. All you have […] See More

April 12, 2017


I’ve been thinking a lot about trust lately and how crucial it is for us as individuals as well as leaders. In order to get the most out of our relationships, both personal and professional, we need to trust those around us as well as be perceived as trustworthy people. Especially in our businesses where […] See More

November 11, 2015


It’s just a fact: teams that don’t trust each other are incapable of performing to their highest possible standards. Teams that do trust each other rise above many of their limitations and innovate with relative ease. Earlier this week I wrote about why trust is so crucial in the business environment now more than ever. […] See More

October 23, 2015