The Participation Blog

Finding the Trust You Lost

Only 21% of employees trust their bosses, according to Gallup. That’s a lousy way to run an organization, but it’s consistent with the overall decline in trust in institutions and authority. However, Gallup found, when leaders implement three specific actions, 95% of their employees fully trust them. The answer isn’t hard. Deciding whether Neil Peart or John Bonham was the greatest rock drummer of all time is hard – this isn’t. It’s actually not about what you can do, it’s about what you’re willing to do. It’s not rocket surgery.