Trust

Avoid Hefty Contracts | Building Trust with Gen Y Series

Stay away from hefty long-term contracts. (9 of 9 in series) Millennials are just as committed as boomers, but it looks a whole lot different. Whereas boomers and prior generations were committed to companies, Gen Y is committed to meaningful missions. They get passionate about social issues and think of organizations as platforms to carry…

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Michael Hyatt’s Way of Making and Keeping Promises | The Trust Edge

It’s the little things! Make and keep your promises! It’s not the big goals that make the big difference. Rather, it’s all the little actions and decisions. Trusting yourself begins by making goals and sticking to them. Michael Hyatt’s beginners guide is essential when creating effective and obtainable goals.    The Beginner’s Guide to Goal…

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John Kotter: Change Leadership vs. Change Management | The Trust Edge

  “…Change leadership is just fundamentally different—it’s an engine. It’s more about urgency. It’s more about masses of people who want to make something happen. It’s more about big visions. It’s more about empowering lots and lots of people.“ In business today the focus tends to stear towards change management, when in reality we need…

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Do the Right Thing | Character

Character, does not come from reading a book or going to a conference. Character is being intentional and consistently working hard. In a world that is bent out of shape and lacking in trust, finding people who have a trustworthy character is hard to come by. Building character comes down to asking yourself one simple…

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Expectations: U.S. Military | Clarity

Expectations. Deadlines. Priorities. Specificity. Clear Communication. The Military, whatever branch it may be, Army, The Marine Corp, Navy, Air Force, The National Guard or Coast Guard, each has a set of expectations that are clear and specific. What they promise is what they mean and they will deliver.  No candidate goes into basic training expecting…

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NCAA Athletes with a Trust Edge | Eight Pillar People

Lance Armstrong, Manti Te’o, Tiger Woods. These athletes and athletes like them have been the talk of the news and will always be the talk of the news. People are intrigued by scandals. Athletes who are trustworthy, hard-working and respectable are rarely brought to light. Nick Amuchastegui, Miles Batty, Ashley Brignac, Micah Davis, Robert Griffin…

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Pat Summitt: 38 Years of Success | Trust in Sports

After 38 years, the Tennessee Lady Volunteers Basketball players, coaches and community had to say goodbye to the most competent and successful basketball coach, not only in women’s basketball but in NCAA history. Under Pat Summitt’s leadership, the University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball program was the most elite the nation has ever seen. Young…

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Want to Help Someone? Shut Up and Listen | Compassion

Ernesto Sirolli, Founder of the Sirolli Institute, shares with students why it is more important to listen than to give out one’s own ideas. People do not need to be patronized. Learn how to respond to people and become a servant to those you work with. The Trust Edge gives tips for effective listening. Keep eye…

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