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Restoring Societal Trust

Restoring trust on the societal level means rebuilding trust in countries, institutions, industries, professions, and in other people generally. it includes counteracting suspicion and cynicism and replacing it with contribution, value creation, and ethical behavior. Stephen M. Covey Wow, kind of a big one,…

Stephen Covey’s “Smart Trust” Matrix

We’re back with another blog, although it’s been a long time making personal development blogs! Much apologies, but here’s an excellent Matrix, along with my explanation, in the podcast down below. Learning how to extend “Smart Trust” is a function of two factors —…

How to Build your brand

Building your brand. Talk task, right? Let’s start off with some basic questions. Who do you want to be seen as online? What is your message? What is it you’re trying to build and help people with? It’s always the “help.” Understand when you’re…

Stephen Covey: Families are Trust Organizations, too!

We’re back with family organizations and the speed of trust! Everything I’ve talked about up to this point, in this chapter, applies just as powerfully to the family as it does to any other organization. Families have greater trust when they are aligned, when…

Stephen Covey’s Action Plan on Trust

As promised in my podcast, this is the action plan with behaviors 1-13 and here’s an excerpt, along with the action plan, so you can figure out what needs to be done intrinsically. In the beginning of this 13 behaviors section, I used a…

High Trust Organization Dividends – Increased Value, Accelerated Growth

Oh, yes! We’re getting into high trust organization dividends now. Remember, when you add up the cost of all these taxes that are imposed in low-trust organizations, it’s apparent what the connection is between low trust, low speed and high cost. Increased Value The…

Listen First Trust Tips

Think back over your interactions with others during the past week, both at work and at home. Think of a time when you did or didn’t Listen First. What were the results? What would have been the results if you had behaved differently? Of…

Holding Others Accountable + Trust Tips

It’s vastly important to understand how much accountability builds trust in culture. When leaders don’t hold people accountable, the opposite is true. People feel it’s unfair: “Well, look what he did….and he got off free!” It creates a sense of disappointment, inequity, and insecurity….

Practicing Accountability

Practicing accountability. Man, how hard is it to be accountable for other people’s actions? I mean, it’s easy to say “hey, you’re not performing on the job. Please get your act together!” But if you’re selling and getting clients, but you never come through…

Speed of Trust: Season 4 – Episode 50 – Example of Getting Better: Seek Feedback

Seeking and effectively utilizing feedback are vital to quality improvement. In my own life, feedback has been a part of every successful endeavor I’ve been involved in, from internal surveys and external customer visits at work to regularly asking Jeri, “what can I do…