Trusted leaders lead by example, demonstrating authentic and resilient leadership. They lead through accountability, transparency, and humanity in their actions. They prioritize having their house in order, in the long-term interest of the organisation and all its stakeholders. More importantly, trusted leaders are able to drive effective risk-monitoring strategies and to respond to and recover from unexpected trust events.
An organisation’s actions, performed with a high degree of competence and authentic intent, earn trust with stakeholders.