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The vulnerability leaders can display throughout change can significantly influence the level of trust throughout the change process. Trust is what can get people through the change curve and feeling safe to try things differently and take risks. While activities in the image below can increase some aspects of trust, other aspects include trust with our ideas, thoughts and feelings.
Showing vulnerability throughout change to increase trust, might look like asking our teams to contribute ideas to make the change more successful, it might be openly discussing that the change also impacts us as a leader and how we have been coping and managing it with professionalism.
What other ways have you as a leader expressed vulnerability throughout change, to create higher levels of trust?