HR’s role in leadership has never been more prominent, but how can HR leaders bust misleading myths and escape the unfortunate truths that have limited their ability to drive change and be called upon to navigate crises? The executive of the future needs to be different, and HR just might have the talents and skills to fill the critical leadership gaps that many companies are experiencing. The crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic may be exposing these gaps even more. One of the largest and most crucial gaps? Trust in leadership.