building trust coaches - Steve Barkley

Caring, Vulnerability and Trust

For some time, I have been considering the connection between vulnerability and trust. I have been exploring the need for vulnerability to generate trust.  My thinking has been that someone needs to make himself/herself vulnerable in order for trust to be formed. When I go out on a branch and hand you the saw, the […]

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Respecting Teachers’ Goals and Values

Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Do Your Employees Feel Respected?, Kristie Rogers reports that, “When you ask workers what matters most to them, feeling respected by superiors often tops the list. In a recent survey by Georgetown University’s Christine Porath of nearly 20,000 employees worldwide, respondents ranked respect as the most important leadership behavior.” Beth […]

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Building Trust…Purposeful Actions

Trust Noun — firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something. Synonyms: confidence, belief, faith, certainty, assurance, conviction, credence; reliance Verb — believe in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of. Synonyms: rely on, depend on, bank on, count on, be sure of Participants in my workshops and consulting raise the […]

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