One of the most critical areas in leadership involves an understanding of confidentiality. Leaders must know how to keep something in confidence.
Followers need to know they can place their feelings, even their very lives, into the hands of someone they trust.
The ability to keep something in confidence makes leaders approachable and strengthens the bond of relationships.
Confidentiality is a privilege that provides guidelines for developing greater leadership.
Leaders must guard what has been placed into their sacred trust. When they do, the character they develop builds a leadership worth following.