Tag Archives: Trust

Leading with Trust

Just a fragment of writing today: i have no expectation that this will be a definitive exploration. I shared some of the newer work on ‘Leading with Trust’ today, at an HR conference. I’m intending to develop this out further … Continue reading

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The Trust Sketchbook

‘The Trust Sketchbook’ is a guided, reflective, journey, through the Landscape of Trust. It’s the first publication from two years of research into ‘how trust works’, and ‘what we can do about it’, that i’ve been carrying out with a … Continue reading

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Questions To Ask About Trust

As i gear up for the launch of The Trust Sketchbook next week, today i’m sharing a whole section from the accompanying ‘Trust Guidebook’, which provides detailed questions we can ask, as we work through the Sketchbook. Part 2: The … Continue reading

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Leadership Paint

The effects of our leadership are not isolated and linear, but rather cumulative: aggregated effects, generated over time, through our actions. I was struck by this in a conversation with my friend Chris, in a little cafe in New York … Continue reading

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Engaging Power [4]: Diffusion

How do we fight, how do we conquer? In oppositional models of power, we deploy overwhelming force, to disrupt the structure. The sledgehammer solution. But when the structures of violence are held within coherent social units, the sledgehammer reinforces them. … Continue reading

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Extraditing Values: Convenient Principles

The UK government has confirmed that it will extradite two terrorist suspects to the US, without demanding a guarantee that they won’t face the death penalty. This is unusual: as a point of principle, the UK does not support the … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Update: The Trust Sketchbook

I’ve spent all day today illustrating the bespoke covers, and handmade elements for the Kickstarter backers of The Trust Sketchbook, so i have to admit that my creative muscles are flagging a little! I’ve drawn all of the ‘Trust Trees’, … Continue reading

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