What You Need to Know About Manager Credibility

What You Need to Know About Manager Credibility

In my role as a talent development professional, I have been helping managers become better leaders for longer than I like to admit (think decades, not years).  When I facilitate leadership sessions, participants are often surprised to learn that I believe credibility is the most essential trait of a leader. I am not surprised to learn…

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The Work-life Takeaway from Lochte's "200-Meter Credibility Event"

The Work-life Takeaway from Lochte's "200-Meter Credibility Event"

People are tired of hearing the story. It’s blown out of proportion some say. The media needs to move on. I agree in some respect. Most of us aren't in the spotlight when we screw up. Our transgressions aren't on international display.  When Lochte’s story was initially questioned, people asked, why would he lie?  You’re kidding, right? Why would he lie?  I can make a long list, and they all fall under the category of “he was doing something he shouldn't have been doing”. 

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