The first qualification for leadership requires credibility. Trust emanates from that quality. As with respect, trust also has to be earned. It cannot simply be demanded if a leader is to gain and retain support. Without trust, nothing of value in a relationship survives or succeeds.
Many years ago I read "The Power of One", an amazing and inspirational book by the Australian author Bryce Courtenay. A superb movie based on the book followed. Those who have had the privilege to read it, will appreciate its relevance to this article.
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