Category Archives: Trust

The Landscape of Trust Research Project 2017

Last year I prototyped some early work around the Landscape of Trust: in 2017 I’m planning a major research project to build this work out further. The Landscape of Trust will explore how trusts sits within systems: the type of … Continue reading

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Illusion of Trust: The Terms and Conditions of Equality

I had an email from AirBnB last week, relating to their Community Commitment: they describe this commitment as a comprehensive effort to fight bias and discrimination within the AirBnB community, which is a valuable and commendable effort. What got me … Continue reading

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Exploring the Triangle of Trust

Last week I introduced the Triangle of Trust as a way of looking at how we can apply the Landscape of Trust work: it’s intended to be used as a developmental framework where we explore the relationship between values, intention, … Continue reading

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4 Flavours of Culture: Potential, Fractured, Functional, Invested

At the end of a long week, rounding up by sharing something about ‘four flavours of culture’, built out of the semiotic square i shared earlier int eh week. For me, this was something of a breakthrough: starting to consider … Continue reading

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Prototyping the Landscape of Trust

So far i’ve pulled together some of the foundations of this work: there is a research programme in place around the ‘Landscape‘, which seeks to establish definitions and a baseline, i’ve started sketching out the Taxonomy (which runs from ‘no … Continue reading

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The Triangle of Trust: Intention, Action, Impact

I believe in a cocreated model of culture, where the action of every individual contributes to the experience of culture. Culture can be viewed as an artefact of behaviour, not simply an expression of intent. Today I want to introduce … Continue reading

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Trust and Mistrust: #WorkingOutLoud

Throughout this work on the Landscape of Trust, I’ve avoided the temptation of talking about opposites: I prefer to think that we either have trust or an absence of it. With that in mind, and with the caveat that this … Continue reading

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