Defensiveness is usually a natural reaction when something happens that doesn’t meet your expectation of how someone should treat you.
After a while, you’ll secure a fine collection of co-dependent, emotionally dead, unproductive, non-contributors that are easy to manipulate using these proven techniques.
"You are doing the most important work of your life here at John Deere"
Trusting someone with your life is a different level and type of trust than trusting someone to be on time consistently. Of course there are several levels in between. First we need to define what level of trust you’re talking about because the wild card is that “Perception is Reality”.
Most people don’t really believe Collaborative Conflict is possible… but it is. In fact it’s a necessary, even critical part of effective team dynamics.
What works for Peter may not work for Pauline. Many business leaders believe that one size fits all.
We live in a culture obsessed with freedom of every kind. All of the limitations imposed in our past by culture, religion, family and friends are fading away leaving an increasing epidemic of freedom.