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.
A well-intentioned warning for all the pessimists, skeptics and cynics who reckon optimism is fluffy air-headedness. The latest evidence-based research has some really bad news for you.
Understanding that responsibility has to do with actions and accountability has to do with results (and the consequences of those results), is a very practical way of ensuring all stakeholders are aware of who is responsible for getting things done, and who is responsible for the results promised.
Research shows there is a significant difference between an intention to achieve a goal or result and an intention to do the work needed to achieve the goal or result. Psychologists refer to these different intentions as a goal intention and an implementation intention.
Is it time for that inner-child to reclaim your sense of determination, goal achievement, courage, awe, wonder, curiosity, learning, and self-trust?
None of us are perfect, and we can easily and often ‘kid ourselves’ (or lie to ourselves). That is, we can be choosing sometimes unintentionally and sometimes intentionally to not be guided by the truth.
Donna Hanson is a technology and productivity expert who has a wonderful program called 'Expert Insights' where she interviews experts on a range of topics. I had the privilege of being interviewed by Donna last year, and that episode has just been released. We cover...
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...
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.
Perspective and clarity are two contributing elements to help you live a meaningful, flourishing, and prosperous life, and having a strong sense of Self-Trust can help.
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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