tip of the dayOne of the most critical traits of an effective food truck owner is credibility. If your staff doesn’t believe in your ability to do your job, you’ll struggle to motivate them.

Don’t assume your credibility is apparent. Make an effort to establish it from the beginning by showing your willingness to work hard, modeling the behaviors you’re trying to encourage in others. Always be prepared for events and catering jobs. Hold others accountable, treating them fairly and consistently. And, use your power and influence for the benefit of others.

Remember that once you’ve established it, it’s important to continue to demonstrate your trustworthiness credibility for the long term.