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5 Things Preventing You From Being Transparent

Entrepreneur is a North American magazine and website that carries news stories about entrepreneurship, small business management, and business. David Mitroff, Ph.D., was featured, advising ways company leaders can increase transparency in the work place.

This article focus on 5 mistakes when it comes to transparent leadership at workplace:

  1. Believing in the “that’s-above-your-payment” mentality
  2. Unclear goals and expectations
  3. Undervaluing the motivational power of honesty
  4. Fearing the worst
  5. Missed opportunities to problem-solve


“Transparency is something every organization should work toward. But there are still a lot of improvements to make. Understanding all the benefits that come with transparent leadership makes it easier to stay focused on that goal.”

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David Mitroff
Media Expert

David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a business growth strategist, international keynote speaker, and author who founded Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. (, that creates brand awareness, strengthens customer loyalty and streamlines business processes. David and his team advise clients on leveraging technology for creative initiatives from strategy through implementation.

Taking action, no matter how small, is the key to success

David inspires individuals and organizations to think differently through his keynote talks on a wide range of topics including Business & Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Branding Management and Innovation.

His vision of helping leaders and entrepreneurs to understand how to create successful business that stand out and thrive, how to grow your online presence, and how to develop marketing strategies that result in a better-positioned brand; has made him a sought-after business consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area, in California.

He has been a featured media expert for NBC, ABC, Inc. Magazine, Washington Post, The Meeting Professional, Hospitality Technology, California Lawyer, and more.