13
Jun

As Father’s Day approaches this weekend, let’s remember the ways our fathers first teach us to trust. 1) Fathers are always there for us. Karen was blessed to have a father who worked hard, but always put family first. He always made it clear he was there for them. Aneil is that kind of father, […]

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22
May

Have you ever found yourself in a situation when you suddenly have lost all trust in that other person? Your colleague, your employee, your boss? You ask yourself if there is anyway possible to salvage this relationship and rebuild trust. It almost doesn’t matter whether or not you have been the one to break trust […]

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3
Feb

The 2014 Edelman Trust Barometer confirms that trust in business and government are at historic lows, with trust in government 14 points lower than trust in business. We can’t just wring our hands and shake our heads. Our goal is to help leaders and teams actually improve the levels of trust that exist at work, […]

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16
Dec

When there are articles written about the need to build trust or be more trustworthy, the one piece missing is the how to build or re-build trust. If you have never thought about this, here are a few suggestions. If you are a detailed, list-type of person, you can build trust by demonstrating how reliable […]

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27
Sep

In chapter 11, we encourage you to “enlarge your purpose” like many of our leaders. In addition to demonstrating their trustworthy nature, they find ways to give back, using their gifts and talents to make the world a better place. Dr. Brent Senior, is an ENT at UNC-Chapel Hill (and also a fellow U-M Wolverine!) […]

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20
Sep

A recent article in Inc had me scratching my head: the author believes that you cannot hire for culture fit because entrepreneurs who build the business will have a fire in their belly that later hires may not, such as working long hours. I agree that working long hours is necessary to build a new […]

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14
Aug

With so many formulas and ideas floating around about trust and what it takes to become a trustworthy leader, we thought we’d share ours again.  Some folks try to make trust complex, some simplify it, but our take on trust will hopefully be easy to remember: we call it the ROCC of Trust.  Is someone […]

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22
Jul

We have a list of trustworthy folks linked to our blog and I wanted to profile one today. Beleza is a fair trade shop in Cameron Village, located just a few miles from my office in Raleigh, NC. I met the owners, Philip and Sara Dail, when I wanted to introduce my MBA students to […]

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28
May

If you are ever in Greensboro, NC, you MUST stay at the Proximity Hotel. It is a beautiful LEED Platinum certified hotel and we had the pleasure of staying there one 4th of July. Aneil got to know the owner, Dennis Quaintance, when he invited him to be a guest speaker to his MBAs at […]

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13
May

We met Dr. Rubin many years ago when our kids were in kindergarten together. We thought that he might be a good doctor to help Aneil with his sinus issues when we remembered his license plate: mucus. Bruce K. Rubin, MD received his BS, Master of Engineering, and MD degrees from Tulane University in New […]

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