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Trust But Verify

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

Trust I think it was Ronald Reagan who popularized this Russian saying, Trust But Verify. For me, in the leadership arena, this has a special meaning. Let’s start with trust. My definition of trust is: Trust means I believe that you authentically have my best interest at heart, not just your own. David Kinnear, BSEE, MBA, BCC, CVDC We can …

Championship Team

A Championship Team

Dave Kinnear 1-On Leadership

According to John McGrath: “A championship team will always beat a team of champions.” A young entrepreneur I know put it this way, “I would much rather play on a championship team than on a team of champions.” His sport, in college, was basketball. He pointed out that if you watch the college teams you can easily tell the championship …