There are many leadership styles and specific leadership skills and qualities. One core quality for effective leadership is trust. Leaders who build trust build successful teams. Take a look at this article that details the importance of trust.
What makes a great leader? You are probably thinking it’s something buzzword-worthy like confidence. Or maybe vision. Or emotional intelligence—you hear about that one all the time. For sure, those are all good qualities for a leader to have, …
When your team trusts you as a leader, it increases commitment to team goals. Communication improves, and ideas flow more freely, increasing creativity and productivity. Perhaps most important, in the hands of a trusted leader, employees are more comfortable with change and more willing to embrace a new vision.
From my point of view, trust means building a meaningful relationship. Trust means each person cares about the other person and the other person’s motives. An employee trusts their leaders action and vision.