How to Leverage Your Credibility to Unblock Your Team

Credibility is the currency of leadership.

When you have it, you have a great deal of influence and can manage to get almost anything done. If you’re lacking it, even the most basic problems can require heroic efforts to solve.

Organizational change requires credibility

“You’re thinking about it wrong” says Jim. “Testing is 80% of this research problem. If we can’t iterate with accurate feedback we’ll never ship.” We’re a bit surprised and challenge him. “So you’re saying you support solving our test problem over what [Team B] is doing?”

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Travis Newcomb

Travis Newcomb

Thoughts on the personal & leadership challenges faced in rapidly growing organizations. (Apple, Chime, Eventbrite, Cisco, …)