Dear Leader: Don’t Make People Earn Your Trust.

Dear Leader, don’t make people earn your trust. Give it away and make it theirs to lose.

I know we typically think of trust as something that has to be earned, but if you’ve truly hired the best and surrounded yourself with trustworthy people, you should have an environment safe enough to give trust away.

When trust is my default, I hand power over to you to prove me right.
When distrust is my default, I hold control over you until you prove me wrong.

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Wife to John. Mom to two beautiful quarter-Korean babies. CCO at Jonah Digital Agency. Writer on leadership & emotional intelligence. Email: me@courtneyjoy.com.

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Courtney Joy Jemison

Courtney Joy Jemison

Wife to John. Mom to two beautiful quarter-Korean babies. CCO at Jonah Digital Agency. Writer on leadership & emotional intelligence. Email: me@courtneyjoy.com.

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