S2/EP8 Transparency in the workplace (Live Use Case: Rentals United) with James Burrows and Rahim Gulamali

Topic: Why is transparency in the workplace important?  CO-Creators: James Burrows and Rahim Gulamali  Why should you listen?  Distilled to its essence, transparency in the workplace is about earning your people’s trust by communicating in an open, honest way. When team members feel like their managers or colleagues are people they can count on to tell the full truth, they’re happier and more productive. At Front, we've found that to be true time and time again.  The truth may not always be pretty. Being upfront and honest about the challenges you face, the mistakes you’ve made, and what you’ve learned from those missteps show you’re committed to transparency — even if that means ending up with a bit of egg on your face. But people respect honesty, not perfection. This week we look at a practical use case as applied by the leadership team at Rentals United and the lessons learned along the way! Best Practices and talking points  • Meet regularly  • Trust your team members  • Don´t flinch when things get though • Actively encourage questioning  So how did Rentals United do this and what was the effect Co-Creation:  This podcast is Co-Created with James Burrows, CEO and Founder at Rentals United, and Rahim Gulamali, Founder at DnA Executive Co-Creation Network. Both organizations share a purpose in developing organizations to find purpose and meaning in business. About James Burrows  James has over 20 years of experience within the travel industry specifically within the vacation rental sector. A serial entrepreneur, James first entered the VR market as a co-founder of a leading global listing website. A keen interest in technology led him into travel tech where he co-founded Rentals United, a leading channel manager for the vacation rental sector. James is a big advocate of using technology to make the complex more simple. Now residing in Barcelona, a European hub for many leading tech and vacation rental companies.  About Rahim Gulamali, Co-Founder at DnA Executive Network BCN, Executive Transformation Mentor, and Co-Founder Content2Click  Rahim has over 20 years of executive experience, primarily supporting organizations in their transformational journeys. (former) clients acknowledge him as someone who engages the whole organization and enables them to elevate the journey towards success with passion and a smile. He partners with peers to solve business challenges through the DnA Co-Creative Executive Network, Mentors Executive Teams, and enables the network to build meaningful business relationships.  How to connect with us?   James Burrows: https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-burrows-59605916/   Rentals United: https://rentalsunited.com/   Rahim Gulamali: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gulamali/   DnA Exec. Network website https://duchainassociates.com/masterminds  Share your story and join our network!  We aim to inspire business leaders and executives and connect them with the right expertise when they need it. Do you want to share your story or your expertise? We are happy to explore topics with you. Book a suitable time with us via our DnA Scheduler or visit our Executive network page! 

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