- Leandro Herrero - https://leandroherrero.com -

20 reasons why I trust you

  1. I trust you because I can say ‘I haven’t got a clue’ and you don’t think I am an idiot
  2. I can be vulnerable and won’t be penalised
  3. I can be emotional and you won’t think I am weak
  4. I made a mistake and you said you did as well
  5. I opened my heart and I did not regret it
  6. I told you something in confidence and you kept it like this
  7. I shared my doubts and I did not go down the rankings
  8. I showed you my tiredness and you didn’t think I wasn’t able
  9. I am not as strong as you think but you could see my strengths when I didn’t
  10. You said that you’ll help me and you did
  11. You said I could call you and you meant it
  12. I felt overwhelmed and you did not broadcast it
  13. When I screwed up, you could have avoided me, but you gave me your public hand
  14. You knew how much I depended on that piece of work and you delivered it to me earlier
  15. I got mad and you didn’t
  16. You always keep your promises
  17. You represent me and I can sleep
  18. You protected me and did not send the bill
  19. You always tell me the truth even when I don’t want to hear it
  20. You never grow at the expense of my shrinking


For a selection of my Daily Thoughts on leadership, you can buy my latest book, Camino – Leadership Notes On The Road [1], available from all major online bookstores [2].


Downloadable extracts: Extract Camino Chapter 1 [3],  Camino – Extract Chapter 2 part 1 [4]


A collection of notes on leadership, initially written as Daily Thoughts. Camino, the Spanish for road, or way, reflects on leadership as a praxis that continuously evolves. Nobody is ever a leader. Becoming one is the real quest. But we never reach the destination. Our character is constantly shaped by places and journeys, encounters and experiences. The only real theory of leadership is travelling. The only footprints, our actions. The only test, what we leave behind.