"A remarkable book. Whether a seasoned leader or just starting on the leadership journey, Inspiring Trust provides the insights and fundamentals you’ll need to be successful."
"I have found Dr. McLemore’s five-factor framework to be the best tool available to help me assess, coach, and communicate the need for leaders to inspire trust."
"Inspiring Trust combines common sense, academic research, and real-life experience. The result is a persuasive and helpful prescription that leaders and aspiring leaders will find indispensable. Prepare to refer to it frequently."
"Reads like a coach’s playbook . . . full of valuable insights and real-life anecdotes . . . a must-read for anyone who manages people."
"Inspiring Trust does a first-rate job of providing practical insights on effective leadership through a focus on trust: what it is, how some people develop it, how to spot it in yourself and in others."
"Clinton McLemore offers practical insights on how trust—and with it leadership—is earned everyday in our workplaces and in our relationships. As he recommends, “mark it up and make it yours.”
"The strategies outlined by Dr. McLemore will challenge leaders at every level to move beyond natural ability and intellect, toward trustworthy, effective leadership."
"Inspiring Trust deftly gives organizations a fresh approach to dynamic leadership in an increasingly competitive marketplace."
"A profoundly meaningful work on the art, science, and practice of leadership. It’s succinct but comprehensive, and intelligent yet eminently accessible . . . useful to both aspiring leaders and organizations seeking to identify and develop leaders."
"Dr. McLemore’s wonderful book gives us a blueprint on exactly how to build organizations of the highest trust, greatest impact and most meaningful outcomes."
"Trust is a journey and not a destination. This is a great roadmap!"
"Inspiring Trust is easy to read, and full of real-world examples and how-to-do-it tips . . . provides great insight into how to develop and maintain trust in people below, above, and beside you."
"Bravo to Clinton McLemore! Whether you’re a young aspiring manager or a veteran of the business world, this book offers practical strategies to improve your effectiveness as a leader."
"A gold mine. Filled with real-life examples, Inspiring Trust helps you turn strategy into practice, and reflects the wisdom gained from decades of helping leaders succeed. Owning this book is like having an executive coach with you at all times."
"Dr. McLemore’s keen intellect, intuitive thinking, and decades of experience combine to make him the best person I know to write about trust and leadership. I would especially recommend this book to young professionals."
"This book will prove invaluable to leaders and prospective leaders in fields ranging from business, academia, government and the non-profit sector."
"It’s rare to find a book that so effectively captures and breaks down the components of leadership. Dr. McLemore analyzes situational dynamics with stories that can add value to anyone’s career."
"A timely and significant topic for leaders. I like the two axes of trust: competence and character."
"Having navigated my way up the corporate latter for decades, the trip would have been a lot easier if I had read this book early on. Use it as an ongoing resource."