Get to know who is who in the industry. If you are looking for a long term job, start to know people. Well, these guys is also looking for talented tour leader. PTL will create a new level of awareness of your talent, passion and existence among them.
When you get to know each other on a personal level, mutual respect grows. Knowing someone’s triggers as well as their strengths can also improve communication. Some people makes friends while in training with the ‘boss’.
It dismantles the ‘boss’ wall. Breaching that natural division of the manager/employee relationship helps build trust between you and your team member. When your employees can get to know the real you, they’ll feel more comfortable with you.