The Importance of Transparency in Leadership
In this podcast episode, Hoots and David Wolke discuss the importance of transparency in leadership. David who is an experienced leader in the electrical building industry, shares insights on how being transparent with employees can lead to a more productive and engaged team.
The conversation starts with David discussing the differences between working in the construction industry and other professions. He highlights the risks involved in construction work and how this affects the compensation rates. He emphasizes the importance of risk and reward in any job.
The conversation then moves to the topic of transparency. Mr. Wolke stresses the importance of being transparent with employees about the decisions that affect them and the reasons behind those decisions. He explains that transparency can help create a team environment where everyone is working towards the same goals.
David also shares an exercise he uses in his training sessions, which involves ladder logic. He explains how this exercise helps train employees and prepares them for working in the construction industry.
The conversation ends with David offering to come back and teach a class on a specific topic. He emphasizes his love for teaching and the importance of using real-life examples to illustrate concepts.
The Importance of Transparency in Leadership – Key Takeaways
Key takeaways from The Importance of Transparency in Leadership podcast episode:
- The construction industry has unique risks and compensation rates that differ from other professions.
- Transparency is important in leadership and can create a team environment where everyone is working towards the same goals.
- Using real-life examples to illustrate concepts can be an effective teaching method.
ABOUT HOOTS ON THE GROUND PODCAST:
The Lean Builder’s absolutely, positively NO Bullshido podcast. Join Host Adam Hoots and his guests as they dig deep into the topics that are relevant to those of us who “get it”: the men and women with the dirty boots, the ones who work in the field, doing the hands-on business of construction each day. Listen in as we keep it real while stories from the trenches are shared along with lessons learned and some laughter along the way.
RESOURCE LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
- theleanbuilder.com | Our main blog, book, resources, news & events website
GUESTS FEATURED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Adam Hoots | linkedin.com/in/adam-hoots-4645519/ | podcast host for “Hoots on the Ground” and Lean Construction Shepherd with ConstructionACHEsolutions
- David Wolke | https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-wolke/
- BOSCH RefinemySite | bosch-refinemysite.us