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Trust & Inspire

Become a more trustworthy and inspiring leader with Stephen M.R. Covey.

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<club-desc-paragraph>Stephen M. R. Covey has made it his life’s work to understand trust in leadership and organizations. In his newest and most transformative book, Trust and Inspire, he makes the compelling argument that even though our world has changed drastically, our leadership style has not. Most organizations, teams, schools, and families today still operate from a model of “command and control,” focusing on hierarchies and compliance from people. But because of the changing nature of the world, the workforce, work itself, and the choices we have for where and how to work and live, these old rules of leadership no longer apply.<club-desc-paragraph>

<club-desc-paragraph>In his newest book, Covey challenges our beliefs about people and leadership that have been deeply engrained in management approaches for decades. Trust and Inspire is a new way of leading that starts with the belief that people are creative, collaborative, and full of potential. People who work with this kind of leader are inspired to become the best version of themselves and to produce their best work. People don’t want to be managed; they want to be led.<club-desc-paragraph>

<club-desc-paragraph>In conversation with FranklinCovey’s Effective Leadership Book Club host Scott J. Miller, Stephen M.R. Covey takes a more in depth look at the way we lead, why it just isn’t working anymore, and how leaders can overcome their personal barriers to become Trust & Inspire leaders that see strength in the future of their teams.<club-desc-paragraph>

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<club-landing-h3>Command & Control to Trust & Inspire<club-landing-h3>

<club-landing-paragraph>Host Scott J. Miller reintroduces author Stephen M.R. Covey, who is joining to discuss his newest book, Trust & Inspire. They discuss the basics of command and control, how intent and style are often mismatched, and how the “Great Resignation” shows us that the way we’re doing things “just doesn’t work anymore”.<club-landing-paragraph>

<club-landing-h3>Becoming a Trust & Inspire Leader<club-landing-h3>

<club-landing-paragraph>Stephen and Scott discuss why it’s important to remember that the people you work with (and who work for you) are whole people who have creativity and greatness you may not have even touched yet. They also cover the three areas of stewardship connected to leadership (modeling, trusting, and inspiring), and discuss how important it is that leaders be a model - even to their bosses.<club-landing-paragraph>

<club-landing-h3>Trauma & The Writing Process<club-landing-h3>

<club-landing-paragraph>Stephen shares with Scott that the biggest barrier most people face when becoming Trust & Inspire leaders is that they assume they already are leading in a trustworthy and inspiring way, or they assume that type of leadership won’t work for their team. The two also discuss how Trust & Inspire leaders handle poor performance differently than Command & Control leaders.<club-landing-paragraph>

<club-landing-h3>Trauma & The Writing Process<club-landing-h3>

<club-landing-paragraph>In the final part of their conversation, Stephen and Scott discuss the importance of becoming more self-aware, and why both trust and inspiration are learnable skills. They also talk about why Trust & Inspire leaders look at people’s future and not their past.<club-landing-paragraph>

<club-landing-h3>Closing Thoughts <club-landing-h3>

<club-landing-paragraph>Host Scott J. Miller discusses his takeaways from the book and his conversation with Stephen M.R. Covey, including what he learned about himself as a leader.<club-landing-paragraph>

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