Positive Leadership

  1. 6 Describe how leaders can have a positive impact on their organizations through building trust and mentoring.

In each of the theories we’ve discussed, you can see opportunities for the practice of good, bad, or mediocre leadership. Now let’s think about the intentional development of positive leadership environments.

Trust

Trust is a psychological state that exists when you agree to make yourself vulnerable to another person because you have positive expectations about how things are going to turn out.91 Although you aren’t completely in control of the situation, you are willing to take a chance that the other person will come through for you. Trust is a primary attribute associated with leadership; breaking it can have serious ...

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