So is the person failing because they are a rotten apple or are they in a rotten barrel? A question worth asking and some perspective on how it can be a powerful question for both leaders and followers.
How does it feel when it seems others are not working as hard as you? How about seeing executives with new cars every two years and you have not had a raise in two years? Whatever the source, this trustBUSTER is more about perception than anything else. Explore why it happens and what leaders and followers can do to make it go away.
TrustBUSTER™ #8 – Shows little concern about me a person How does this become an issue when most leaders really care about their people? Explore how this perception starts and what three moves a leader can make to make this go away (or at least move to the bottom of the list).
It is hard for me to comment too much on this because Ken Blanchard has a way with words that makes me want to get out of the way and let you read. One thing I would say is that this is probably the one topic that makes the case for having executive coaches - because...
Mastery – Daniel Pink talks about it in his book drive and it is a key word in any discussion about individual development and being a leader that develops human capital (aka: your living, breathing, feeling people!). Pink did not invent Mastery as a significant part of the discussion of leadership and the motivation / development of people, but he does a nice job of highlighting the significance.