Episode 312 The Trust Edge with David Horsager

On this episode of The Lead Up Podcast, Mike is joined by guest, David Horsager. David is the CEO of The Trust Edge Leadership Institute.

Mike and David talk about the key role that trust plays in organizations. David explains how he discovered, through lots of research, that trust is the biggest expense in an organization. He wrote The Trust Edge to teach leaders how to build trust within their teams.

David shares the 8 pillars leaders need in order to effectively build trust within their teams:

  1. Clarity
  2. Compassion
  3. Character
  4. Commitment
  5. Competency
  6. Connection
  7. Contribution
  8. Consistency

Mike and David also talk about measuring the results of using these 8 pillars and how to measure trust within employee engagement. David shares how a lack of trust and how an abundance of trust can impact the mission of an organization as well as the impact these have on recruitment and retention.

David shares his three main tips for leaders to bring into the new year to ensure they start the year excited and capable of building trust within their teams:

  1. Pause; Take some time to recuperate
  2. Figure out what ‘winning’ looks like next year; Focus on 3 main goals
  3. Little things are done consistently make the biggest difference

For more information about David’s 8 pillars and how trust is the biggest expense in an organization head over to the following website: www.Trustedge.com.