Building Trust

Secretan, Lance
January 2008
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jan2008, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p16
The author reflects on skiing as a metaphor for leadership and how to build trust in a group. He relates his experience of teaching a group of leaders skiing in Colorado, and how their trust in each other enabled them to weather a storm. He states that skiing is a metaphor for leadership in that it builds courage, authenticity, service, truthfulness, love and effectiveness. He infers that trust, love and courage are the leadership qualities needed to overcome any challenge.


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