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.
It’s a great question isn’t it… what would you do with an extra hour in your day? How much would you be prepared to pay? What would you be prepared to start, stop or continue to do that would help you to find an extra hour in your day?read more
In our financial adviser’s most recent newsletter (which always has something of value for Liz and me), there was a web link to this question “What do you believe about money?” The web link was to a much bigger question that was posed in a TED talk by Isaac Lidsky which was “What reality are you creating for yourself?”read more
Ethical and honest behaviour are a good guide to a person’s trustworthiness. While not the only guide (competency, character and reliability are also required), it’s a pretty good place to start.read more
If you were to choose from three core drivers of success in your organisation right now, which would you choose as your highest priority – Innovation, Agility or Trust?read more
The latest research pinpoints that one of the most important contributing factors to ageing well, is having trusted and nurturing relationship… not more connections on social media – more ‘real’ relationships.read more
If you were able to apply a formula to determine your competency, you could add up your skills, plus your knowledge, plus your attributes. But your competency is pretty useless if it’s not being applied in meaningful and intentional ways to make life better for yourself and for others. Just having competency isn’t enough – without intentional action, you’re just competent.read more
If you want to become a masterful communicator, start with being clear on your intention for the person or people you are about to communicate with by asking yourself “What do I want FOR this person?” This more altruistic approach to relationship building helps move your focus from what might be “What do I want FROM this person?”.read more
Clarity about who you need to be and what you need to do to bring more trust into your professional and personal life, might sometimes need you to look through a different lens.read more
The latest scientific and behavioural research seems to suggest the often-touted mantra of many motivational speakers and life-success gurus to ‘Find Your Passion’ might not be good advice.read more
If we’ve lost trust in who we can trust, what impact might this have on our professional and personal life? To help explore this, I’d like you to think for a moment about a scorecard of trust in your life.read more
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