The Glue That Holds Us Together
  • Anna Rowley


Maximizing our authority and commanding respect relies heavily on being able to draw from our understanding of the first three universal issues that characterize great leadership that we’ve covered in this book—strong, well-articulated beliefs, high levels of confidence, and high levels of self-awareness. Ultimately, they all lay the groundwork for the fourth characteristic, Trust—the trust we have for others, and the trust others have in us. Communicating a set of clearly-held beliefs helps people trust that they know we stand for and what they can hope to achieve under our leadership. Confidence promotes within us and others a sense of security, which enables trusting relationships to grow and flourish. Self-awareness allows people to trust that we mean what we say and will do, what we promise to do ensuring relationships remain healthy.


Team Member Trust Relationship Positive Intent Direct Report Common Bond 
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