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209: Paul Diver - Leadership is about Building Trusted Relationships
Episode 20911th October 2021 • Leadership Is Changing • Denis Gianoutsos.
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People are looking for change. They are looking for leaders and organizations they can trust, and today’s guest believes that if we shift our voice and thinking, we can be those leaders.

Paul Diver is the Founder and Director of Employment Relations consulting firm,Three60 Consult Ltd and also a director of various other organizations.

Paul is highly experienced in collective bargaining, strategic employment relations, and organisational change. 

He has worked with employers across a wide range of business and organisation sectors as the “go-to” advocate and adviser and is a successful facilitator across various areas.

Dive in and let’s learn how to build our trust banks, since leadership is about building trusted relationships.

On this episode:

  • How studying law became the gateway for Paul to learn key strategies in engaging and bargaining with other organizations as well as leadership development
  • How trust in an organization plays a huge role in business negotiations 
  • Why people are looking for change and how we as leaders can bring it to them
  • A look at how Air New Zealand leads from a place of trust and relationship with their employees
  • What it means to be in a place of discovery and and controlling the controllables
  • How Paul drives the story and core value of trust in his own organization 

Key Takeaways:

  • Relationship building is a key to leadership development
  • Find the right voice to build trust between organizations
  • People are ready for a different way of leading 
  • Be transparent and real - don’t hide things from your people 
  • Leaders who want to champion change need: vision, service, and self leadership 
  • We are human BEINGS not human ‘doings’ 

Tweetable Quotes:

“People are looking for the change. They’re looking for a different way to be leaders and to be, therefore, more effective.” - Paul Diver 

“Leaders need to be authentic, they need to be absolutely real, and they need to be sharing the news as it arrives.” - Paul Diver

“It’s not about being the top dog, it’s about serving… Let’s tip the organization structure on its head just to demonstrate that leadership is there to serve the front line.” - Paul Diver

Connect with Paul Diver on LinkedIn. Be sure to check out and start finding real solutions through building trusted relationships.        




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