Best Leadership Advice of 2013

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Build Trust

Building trust between you and your employees is the best way to get them to work hard. Geoffrey James, the author of the world's most-read sales-oriented blog "Sales Source on," says in order to win their trust you need to coach, not command; tell the truth; follow through; take blame but give credit; don't badmouth; walk the talk; and listen more and talk less.