How to Build Trust on Your Team

How to Build Trust on Your Team

Last month, we responded to the first part of “Hopeful in Houston’s” question below. Today, we respond to the second part. Dear Drs. Graham and McDonald: I joined a new company in September 2020, becoming the manager of a team that has worked from...
Trust transforms

Trust transforms

Are you and the people with whom you work coordinating or collaborating? Are you a group of people, or are you a team? This quote from Stephen M.R. Covey’s book, The Speed of Trust, reminds us that leaders must invest time and effort into building and nurturing...
Trust determines failure or success

Trust determines failure or success

We love this quote by David Horsager, author of The Trust Edge, because we know that trust is foundational to the success of a leader and, ultimately, to the success of an organization. In the end, trust determines failure or success. Our mission at McDonald Graham is...
Trust is a big word — let’s break it down

Do you have marble jar friends?

Trust is earned through many small actions over time. Dr. Brené Brown’s marble jar story about her 3rd-grade daughter exemplifies this principle. Brené shared this story about trust during one of Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul Sessions in 2017. Click here to...
How to Build Trust on Your Team

How to Build Trust as a Leader

Our planet is experiencing a “trust crisis.” Heads of state, chief executives, and leaders from civil society recently met virtually for the World Economic Forum. The theme of the forum was “A Crucial Year to Rebuild Trust.” This global “trust crisis”...
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