Building a High-Trust Culture, #3: Empower Everyone

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When people think of their most rewarding professional achievements, what usually come to mind are their genuine accomplishments: the times when they faced challenges, beat the odds, or created something that stood the test of time. Though our most meaningful work is often the result of intensive effort and focus, most of the time we don’t do it alone. Our best performances are nearly always spurred on by colleagues and leaders who have empowered us – that is, trusted us with the freedom and resources to excel.

Matthew Fritz‘s insight:

Bet on people, take the race every time! You owe it to yourself and your team to move past your manuals and rely upon the competence of your most valuable resource!

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Matthew Fritz is a leader and mentor in the field of complex organizational change, emotional intelligence, and organization strategy. A successful DoD senior-acquisition program manager and test leader, Matt has earned documented success in the areas of test and evaluation, assessment, technology development and flight operations. He has specialized experience in cost, schedule and performance management and is an active duty Field-Grade Officer with command-experience in the United States Air Force. Matt is also a certified acquisition professional, as well as a certified Emotional Intelligence Trainer/Practitioner. He is the Author of an instructional book entitled, “Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile for Success” and actively blogs with other military leaders at, as well as his personal blog at He and his wife, Stacy, enjoy life with their daughter and son in New Mexico.

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