Building Trust: In Business, Politics, Relationships and Life

Building Trust: In Business, Politics, Relationships and Life

In a former life I ran a Novell MHS  based mail delivery system. This was before the Internet was commercial and when I was working with suppliers from across the globe. We found that faxes weren’t very reliable and we needed a better way to deliver mai...
The Science of Trust: Emotional Attunement for Couples

The Science of Trust: Emotional Attunement for Couples

John Gottman is well known and respected for his knowledge of what makes couples successful – and what will ultimately lead them towards divorce. His research uncovered ways to identify who would remain married and those who would not. When you pair m...
Trust and Betrayal in the Workplace

Trust and Betrayal in the Workplace

I’ve been trying to crystallize some thinking on building adoption and engagement for SharePoint implementations which lead me to models for change and John Kotter’s Leading Change   book. Step 2 of his 8 step process is to Creating a Guiding Coalition. There...
Trust: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order

Trust: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order

Trust: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order  is a substantially different kind of book on trust than those I’ve read before. (See my reviews for Trust & Betrayal in the Workplace , Building Trust: In Business, Politics, Relationships and ...
Trust Me: Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma

Trust Me: Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma

It might seem odd that one of my most recent book reviews was Humilitas  and focused on humility and now I’m reading about charisma. Perhaps your thinking is that the humility thing was just a phase. However, my favorite thought about humility is “po...
Trust Rules: How to Tell the Good Guys from the Bad Guys in Work and Life

Trust Rules: How to Tell the Good Guys from the Bad Guys in Work and Life

Trust is fundamental. It’s essential. It weaves together not just trust but also trustworthiness and, unfortunately, betrayal. Trust is a bet that the benefits of the trust are going to be more than the cost of betrayal. It’s based on the belief of the...