The Trustworthy Leader
Based on years of research, The Trustworthy Leader Participant Workbook is designed to provide you with a set of powerful practices that will help you to examine, enhance and strengthen your trustworthy behavior.
This Workbook offers a hands–on resource based on the Virtuous Circle Model® from Great Place to Work® Institute that is outlined in the best–selling book The Trustworthy Leader by Amy Lyman.
Filled with interactive exercises, discussions, and questions for reflection, The Trustworthy Leader Participant Workbook will help you create powerful insights and inspire an honest commitment to change. By the conclusion of the workshop, you will be able to:
- Consider how past incidents have influenced you
- Evaluate your current use of key behaviors that build trust
- Understand the elements of the Virtuous Circle of a trustworthy leader
- Demonstrate the behaviors associated with each element
- Identify how the elements support you moving through uncertainty in pursuit of opportunities
- Plan actions to enhance your effectiveness at being a trustworthy leader
Your Participant Workbook contains background material, note–taking room, and a self–assessment tool for guiding you on your journey to becoming a truly trustworthy leader.
Says It All 1
Workshop Outcomes 3
The Virtuous Circle of Trustworthy Leadership 5
Thinking It Through: Your Assessment Results 7
Exploring Honor: Cases in Point 9
Honor: Putting It into Practice 15
Inclusion: Putting It into Practice 19
Inclusion: Storytelling 23
Honor and Inclusion: Refl ection and Action 25
Valuing Followership: Putting It into Practice 27
Valuing Followership: A Tour of the Practices 31
Valuing Followership: Refl ection and Action 37
Sharing Information: Putting It into Practice 39
Sharing Information: It s Your Chance 43
Sharing Information: Consulting with a Partner 47
Sharing Information: Refl ection and Action 49
Quotable Quote 51
Developing Others: Your Interview Guide 53
Developing Others: Putting It into Practice 55
Developing Others: Refl ection and Action 59
Embrace Uncertainty and Pursue Opportunities: Putting It into Practice 61
Embrace Uncertainty and Pursue Opportunities: Refl ection and Action 63
Refl ection and Action: Putting It All Together 65
Refl ection and Action: Coaching Notes 69
About the Authors 71
About Great Places to Work® Institute 73
Amy Lyman is cofounder of Great Place to Work Institute. She conducts research on Best Companies, linking the quality of workplace conduct with financial and non–financial benefits. She is a popular speaker and the author of many articles.
She received her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and her B.S. from the University of California, Davis. She began her consulting work while a research fellow at the Wharton Center for Applied Research at Penn.