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Ian O'Byrne

We look not at the things which are what you would call seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporal. But the things that are not seen are eternal. Madeleine L'Engle In issue of TL;DR, available at wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #honesty

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Ian O'Byrne

You cannot teach a crab to walk straight. - Aristophanes In issue of the TL;DR Newsletter - wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #identity

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Ian O'Byrne

All cruelty springs from weakness. - Seneca In this week's issue of TL;DR - wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #honesty

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Ian O'Byrne

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. - Martin Luther King, Jr. In this week's issue of TL;DR - wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #truth

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Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real - Unknown In this week's issue of TL;DR - wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #criticalthinking

Ian O'Byrne

One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple. -Jack Kerouac In issue of http://wiobyrne.com/tldr/ #simplicity

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Ian O'Byrne

Trust is like blood pressure. It's silent, vital to good health, and if abused it can be deadly. - Frank Sonnenberg

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What is Trust?

Trust is the belief by the trustor that the trustee is capable of delivering on a promise.

Trust is the belief by the trustor that the trustee is honest and fair and will not exploit the trustor's vulnerability.

How can you grow or build trust?

Giving trust involves taking a risk. Trying to reduce the risk means possibily reduing the trust involved in that relationship. 

Honesty and timing are key factors in building and rebuilding trust. Be truthful and realistic. Communicate.

Transparency. You need to dare to bare it all in the relationship and put yourself out there. 

Practice what you preach. Lead by example.

How can you build trust culture?

If you start with trust and stick to it, others will follow. Trust can be part of the DNA of what makes up the habits and practices of the culture.