Trust is the foundational element of a successful leadership team. In essence, it is the ability to discuss and address issues that are getting in the way of success, and being vulnerable with one another about strengths, problems and weaknesses. It is built over time, through many interactions, and can be fragile during times of change and stress. Here is a very good article, quoting some of my favorite experts on the subject. Enjoy!
As leaders, we need to model and maintain credibility, making sure our actions match with our promises. Here is a good primer on how to do that, with pointers on how to teach our team members too. Enjoy!