People often think of “transparency” as being something that happens (or doesn’t happen) at the very top levels of a company, like transparency with shareholders, the media, or the public. But transparency is also important for individual managers, because it will lead to better decision-making, better collaboration, and a great sense of ownership throughout your team.
Creating a culture of transparency isn’t that hard, if you’re committed to doing it. At Intuit QuickBase’s Fast Track blog today, I talk about five important places to start — including explaining your decisions, talking openly about mistakes, and more. You can read it here.