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Essay 8: About Trust, Part Five – Connections-Based Trust

Essay 8: About Trust, Part Five – Connections-Based Trust

In this piece, we explore the complexity of culture as it relates to trust, and how every culture is made up of different, evolving “ingredients”. For leaders, getting the recipe right makes all the difference, especially when one considers how culture is built.

Essay 7: About Trust, Part Four – The Math of Trust

Essay 7: About Trust, Part Four – The Math of Trust

In this essay, I introduce a simple, math-based tool focusing on Character, Connections and Competency to help me assess the health of all of my relationships. It makes it almost easy to better evaluate the levels of trust within our relationships and talk about about what’s working and what’s not.

Essay 6: About Trust, Part 3 – Personal Relationships

Essay 6: About Trust, Part 3 – Personal Relationships

At the risk of stating the obvious, Trust matters. If a tribe’s values, interests, competencies, goals and respect for our unalienable rights and Needs are not shared or complementary, it’s more than likely they will find themselves in some form of conflict.

Essay 5: About Trust, Part 2 – What is Trust

Essay 5: About Trust, Part 2 – What is Trust

Research indicates that the vast majority of highly successful organizations are High Trust Companies that have high-trust relationships with their stakeholders. After all, how can a leader, a company or an institution be effective without being trusted?