Originally answered Nov 20, 2016

  1. Demonstrate trust in your team members, unless they give you reason not to do so
  2. As much as possible, be honest, open, and transparent
  3. Be ethical, fair, and accountable
  4. Always have the backs of your team members
  5. Regularly thank, praise, and celebrate your team members
  6. Support your team members with whatever they need


  1. Treat others fairly and with respect
  2. Respond quickly and decisively
  3. Understand what your team needs
  4. Support your team members
  5. Tell the truth

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