You're not afraid that your employees will find it hard to trust you?
You're not afraid that your employees will have a hard time trusting you?
I'm curious whether both sentences are perfectly natural and mean the same thing.
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Have a hard time means to experience difficulty doing something. In the example, the employees will experience difficulty trusting you.
Finding something hard means the exact same thing, using the 10th meaning of hard (difficult). In the example, the employees will find that it is difficult to trust you.
So I'm both finding it hard to see and having a hard time seeing a difference between the two phrases :-)