Team Trust: why it’s hard for team members to be vulnerable with one another

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When coworkers are open about their weaknesses and admit their mistakes, does it help you trust them more?  Well, it should. Team trust is all about vulnerability.

We know trust is high when team members acknowledge their weaknesses, willingly apologize, and are unguarded and genuine with one another. Without this type of trust, it’s unlikely that teams will be willing to engage in healthy conflict or commit to decisions. In part one of this three-part series, we’ll take a closer look at why it’s difficult for team members to acknowledge their weakness with one another. In part two, we’ll … Continue reading