Trust and parenting, building a deeper bond.  

When it comes to trust, kids are a special case.  They tend to trust us more than they should when they are young and less than they should as they mature.  Unfortunately, our kids tend to trust us least when they could use our guidance the most.  As they mature they are making life changing…

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Trust me I’m your leader ..??

One of the primary differentiating factors between good and great leaders is the ability to understand and build trust. The more senior a leadership role we take on, the less direct control we have over outcomes. We become more and more reliant on those who report to us for our own successes. In fact, at…

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Trust is critical for you, your team and your organization

Trust is critical for you, your team and your organization It has long been understood that trust has value.  In response to an open-ended question about the importance of trust, leaders we interview overwhelmingly state that trust is either “important,” “extremely important,” or “the most important thing” for them as leaders.  But why does it…

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Rebuilding Trust in 21st Century Policing and Communities

“Many people in Canada don’t feel protected by the police. In fact, they’re afraid of them.”                           Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, May 2020 The Canadian Prime Minister has publicly acted to seek “concrete actions” from the police and justice systems in order to move forward on eliminating systemic discrimination and making real change in…

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Mending the social fabric of communities through Trust building

Communities with higher trust levels are more resilient and successful.  When difficult times arise these high trust communities tend to rally, share resources, and look out for one another.  Unfortunately trust levels have been in decline around the world for some time now.  According to the Edelman Trust Barometer this has been particularly true in…

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The fatal cost of failed trust: Rebuilding trust in the police

The month of July 2016 saw a remarkable heightening of tensions between the police and black communities in the United States. The media has reported multiple police-related deaths of black men in highly public and questionable circumstances. These events continued an apparent trend of disturbing police actions with black casualties. The deaths triggered a series…

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Building Trust at Scale

Are you in denial about how much you are trusted?  95% of people believe they are more trustworthy than average.  Spend 5 minutes to listen to Kelsey and Darryl talk about the subject at this disrupt HR conference and turn this deficiency into an opportunity to differentiate yourself.

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