With some people, you have to earn their trust at every turn. Things move slowly. Few risks are taken. Innovation is choked. These people get no mention in history books.
With others, their trust is yours to lose. Things happen fast. Ideas and failures abound. They rise to new heights and, sometimes, crash and burn. They change the world, for better or worse.
The key is to be both types at the right time, so that your people can innovate responsibly.