What Builds Credibility and What Destroys It

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As a leader, you must be committed to building your own credibility.  Credibility is the level of respect that your co-workers have for you.  Here’s what builds it and what destroys it:


                 Builds Credibility                              Destroys Credibility

Keeping your promises

Putting yourself first

Showing consistency

Being late

Being fair

Making excuses

Getting involved, not just giving orders

Focusing on negatives

Being solution-focused

Being dishonest

Caring for people around you

Holding grudges

Helping others win

Stealing credit for wins

When you have credibility, leading people and managing change is easy.

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