Wayne Pearce Performance Blogs
For most people, being given a promotion to a team leader at work is exciting, rewarding and brings with it a sense of achievement and accomplishment.
Those newly appointed bosses feel that we’ve been rewarded for the effort and technical expertise they’ve displayed in their roles since joining the company.
Fast forward 3-6 months and many of these rookie bosses will say the feelings of excitement and enthusiasm are now replaced with fatigue, self doubt and frustration as you begin to work longer hours trying tirelessly to achieve the outcomes expected by you and your team.
There are many important and obvious inputs we are all aware of to achieving success in one’s life. These include attitude, work ethic, focus, committment, and the list goes on. But there is a little discussed factor which is absolutely fundamental to accessing the resources required for success…what is it? Trust...... it is vital we are being trusted!
Each day during our interactions with people whether at work, in our relationships or simply an encounter with a neighbour down the street, we make non-conscious decisions that affect the quality of that particular relationship and how we behave.
What is the barometer for making these decisions and interacting a certain way? The feeling of trust!