An increasing body of research suggests that trust impacts almost every measure of success in your professional and personal life. So it just makes sense for each of us to be intentionally searching for ways to bring more trust into our lives.

I hope you enjoy reading these posts, where I’ll share my research, observations and thoughts on how you can develop the confidence required for self-trust, the courage required to trust others, and the combined competence and character to earn others’ trust. If you’d like to receive these posts in your Inbox, click here.

Personal Values and Self-Trust

Personal Values and Self-Trust

Two of my personal guiding values are Love and Learning ... although they are separate values, I often refer to my value of learning as a 'love of learning'. How about you? Do you love learning ... or at least enjoy learning new things? I believe wisdom is everywhere...

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LIVING in the Light of Day

This is an update on my new book – LIVING in the Light of Day. I am so very proud of this – it’s my best book yet. I’ve been researching and writing this for almost 18 months now, and COVID has given me some ‘breathing space’ to get it finished … and that’s why I haven’t posted to my blog this month. The book is an evidence-based guide on how to Build Character, Earn Trust and Act with Integrity… and you can receive a gift copy of the first chapter.

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Why We Don’t Trust Salespeople

Why We Don’t Trust Salespeople

If you’re a salesperson or leading a sales team, it will come as no surprise to you that trust plays a big role in whether a customer buys from a salesperson or not. However, knowing that trust is important in the buyer-seller relationship might be obvious, but there is real doubt whether salespeople, when in the process of selling to a buyer, are behaviourally evidencing the importance of trust.

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More Money or More Love

More Money or More Love

In a classic song by Simply Red, they sing the words “Money’s too tight to mention,” and at the moment, I realise it is a truism to say during this global pandemic and economic meltdown that many people are doing it tough.

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Intentional Trust and Courageous Conversations

In this post I want to share with you some thoughts on the importance of trust-based conversations, or what are sometimes referred to as courageous conversations. You know what I mean I’m sure – a conversation that requires truth, respect, empathy, care, and careful wording.

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Intentional Trust and Innovation

If you’re looking for ideas on how to develop more innovation, I hope you enjoy finding out what the television character MacGyver, cafe tables that wobble, and driverless cars have in common, because that’s what this Trust-Talk Episode is all about.

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Intentional, Trusted, Ethical Leadership

With so many approaches and theories on leadership available, most of which are well worth exploring, I wanted to share with you what I know the evidence-based research shows to be the one link that ties almost every other leadership theory together … that link is INTENTION.

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Add a Little Altruism

Add a Little Altruism

Altruism for many people conjures up needing to almost give up one’s life and dedicate it to a cause … which is great for those so inclined, but for most of us, that’s not going to be practical or desirable.

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