Replied to What is trust in digital, hybrid, & physical spaces? (W. Ian O’Byrne)

In recent readings, research, and discussions, the topic of โ€œtrustโ€ has come up. This could involve questions about how do we know whether we can trust information from a source our individual. This involves questions about building trust in an organization. This has also included questions about building trust with others in a relationship on a more personal level.

Another great resource on trust and education is Paul Browning’s work on leadership. Here is a video summary of his ideas:

Liked Challenging the invisible beast (Compelling Leadership)

If you are a newly appointed leader here are a six tips to help you wrestle the invisible beast:

  • Spend time listening, seeking to understand the prevailing culture, โ€œthe way things are done around hereโ€.
  • Be a questionable person. Identify the things you donโ€™t agree with in the culture and have the courage to lead a life that is in opposition to those things.
  • Identify the crusaders, the nay-sayers and the influencers.
  • Take care not to get sucked into the prevailing culture, it is very powerful and you will be subsumed into it if you donโ€™t have the courage, or strength to resist.
  • Develop strategies to change those aspects of the culture you donโ€™t agree with, strategies to develop new norms.
  • Once a new strategy or norm is established, commit.