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Putting Trust First

Learning Rebels

What does this have to do with trust? My trust was shaken when I entered the door and spotted no less than three signs (two of which were stenciled on the door) about what I couldn’t do in the store. In essence, this talk was centered around customer service and the importance of trust and how our actions, more than our words, project trust on the people around us.

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Web trust

Clark Quinn

BTW, I tend to avoid what comes unsolicited, and instead trust to what comes through my social network.) I get asked to view a lot of things. And sometimes, particularly when there’s a potential tangible relationship, I will actually go visit sites. And one of my strategies often fails, and that, to me, is a warning sign. When I go to sites (not from familiar companies, but new ones), one of the places I’m very likely to visit is the ‘About Us’ page or equivalent. There’s a reason I do that: I want to know something about  who is behind this, and  why.

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eLearning: In Fonts We Trust

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Some Fonts Increase Trust A 2008 study by Sharath Sasidharan and Ganga Dhanesh for the Association of Information Systems found that typography can affect trust in eCommerce. by AJ George There is no denying that the most important thing about eLearning is solid content. But could you be inadvertently making your content harder to read and understand by using the wrong fonts?

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Trust and betrayal

Clark Quinn

The thing that was critical to the success of the group was trust; you could trust it was safe to share professional opinions, seek out others’ such, as well as personal struggles. Ulimately, folks left the group because the trust had been broken. The bigger implication, of course, is that trust is a critical part of a learning culture, one where the best outcomes come from. And trust is a fragile thing.  It only takes one violation to make it hard to rebuild. I’ve been part of an online community for some years now, and it just blew up.

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Virtual Trust

Learning and Working on the Web

Face-to-face can also be a bit too  linear (highly dependent on time allotted for the session) and not as productive as some virtual sessions. A key to learning and working collaboratively is trust. Trust If people can’t figure out how to trust other people, all that value goes unachieved. If you trust workers to get things done, you don’t need a tracking system.

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Trust, Tacit Knowledge and Social Business

ID Reflections

As I read the post on Resolvingthe Trust Paradox by John Hagel, I was reminded of two things—the talk on the power of vulnerability by Brene Brown and what Morten Hansen says about tacit knowledge sharing in hisbook Collaboration:How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Create Unity, and Reap Big Results. Strongties—as we know—are based on trust. In thiscontext, how do we build trust? Given that knowledge sharing and knowledgebuilding are much more than an exchange of information and updates and involvesthe realm of tacit knowledge, it is critical that we build trust first.

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Enterprise knowledge sharing requires trusted relationships

Learning and Working on the Web

Trading intangible goods and services today requires trusted relationships, and often across distances. Trust is a human quality. Over time, trust emerges in groups of people working in this way. But it is all based on trust, for without trust, there is no sharing. What is your organization doing to foster trusted relationships in the workplace?

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Have Trust in Ability

CLO Magazine

Developing employees can inspire trust and improve the bottom line. There’s no doubt that trust plays a critical role in leadership. That’s why in my last column I introduced the four qualities that serve as cornerstones in building trusting relationships: being able, believable, connected and dependable. Yet his manager does not trust him — at least not yet. Without ability, you won’t be able to win someone’s full trust. But for many people, it is a fuzzy concept. He proudly informed her that he had Down syndrome.

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eLearning Content Proofreading: Don’t Trust Anything

Upside Learning

The other day, a colleague came up to me and asked me the how the word “sam-ma-ree” is spelt, which didn’t leave me surprised, floored, dumbfounded, or any of those adjectives. What was entertaining though, in an otherwise mundane day, was the bemused look on his face. The spellchecker thought the word Summery was perfectly fine. Well, it was, and it is. Do you?

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Build Trust with Technology-enabled Antitrust Compliance Training

CommLab India

Antitrust laws, often referred to as “competition laws” are enforced by the U.S government to ensure fair competition exists in an open market. It is illegal for any organization to participate directly or indirectly in activities leading to price rigging, corporate mergers, and more. So how to make sure your employees are aware of and adhere to these laws? Standards and Procedures.

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transparency sets the stage for trust to develop

Learning and Working on the Web

But it is all based on trust, for without trust, there is no sharing. Transparency sets the stage for trust to develop. Business value increases with transparency. ‘In 2006, restauranteur Jay Porter banned tipping in his San Diego restaurant, the Linkery. Instead, he implemented a service charge, and split it—transparently—amongst staff. Knowledge networks are similar.

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Earning Trust: An Executive Challenge

CLO Magazine

But trust is fleeting. In consulting firm BlessingWhite’s 2013 “Employee Engagement Research Report Update,” based on the feedback from 7,065 individuals worldwide, research confirms a strong correlation between trust in executives and immediate managers and engagement levels. Trust in executives is one high-performance component. But trust is not ubiquitous.

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Trust Me

The Peformance Improvement

The new social contract between employer and employee is no longer about loyalty; it’s about trust. Employees are saying, “I will work hard for you as long as you are trustworthy and you show that you trust me.” Employers are saying, “I can’t promise long-term employment, but if you are trustworthy and you trust me, I will support you and compensate you.” Face reality.

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The Four Pillars of Trust

CLO Magazine

Invest time to build trust and reap the rewards of strong relationships. lack of trust has reached epidemic proportions. The trust ratio is even worse for Congress. Securities and Exchange Commission member recently cited data showing that nearly 80 percent of Americans do not trust the financial system. Given sobering statistics like these, it’s clear that the ability to build and sustain trust is a core competency for any leader today. But trust is a notoriously complex issue. What is trust? Trust is a delicate thing.

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Wisetail LMS

Wisetail Works, the charitable giving arm of Bozeman indie tech firm, Wisetail, announced today a partnership with Bozeman’s new adventure bicycling club, “Project X” and the Gallatin Valley Land Trust to protect access to public trails while promoting cycling. The post WISETAIL WORKS ANNOUNCES $5,000 GRANT AND PARTNERSHIP WITH BOZEMAN’S ADVENTURE BIKE CLUB, “PROJECT X” AND THE GALLATIN VALLEY LAND TRUST appeared first on Wisetail. All Founder Perspective & #INDIETECH Wisetail Culture

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Trust, Employee Engagement, and Customer Service

The Peformance Improvement

The key to most successful relationships with customers, as it is in all relationships, is a sense of mutual trust. This "10X10" offers some suggestions for building trust. Trust your employees to resolve customer issues when and where they happen. Being responsive to customers, even if you can't fulfill their requests, helps build trust.

Survey: Bosses Rarely Apologize, Inspire Less Trust

CLO Magazine

The survey of both managers and employees in North America illustrates the inherent connection between how company leaders handle mistakes at work and employee trust and workplace engagement. According to the survey, the most egregious examples of bad boss behavior include: • Lying • Taking credit for others'' ideas or blaming employees unfairly • Gossiping • Poor communication • Lack of clarity Managers who do not take responsibility for workplace gaffes have a direct correlation to how much employees trust them. Boston — Nov.

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Leader's Simple Guide to Building and Retaining Trust

The Peformance Improvement

Trust seems to be in short supply these days. Democrats don’t trust Republicans. Israelis don’t trust Palestinians. Christians don’t trust Muslims. CEO’s don’t trust employees and vice versa. It’s a sad state of affairs, given that trust is essential for compromise, collaboration, and co-existence. Leaders can learn to build and retain the trust of others.

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Developing Trust in a Hierarchical Culture

The Peformance Improvement

The results are higher trust, increased productivity and rich creativity. Organizational culture has become a hot topic in the popular business press. Recently, GM’s culture has become front page news with calls for greater transparency and open communication, and with claims that culture is what got the company into trouble with government regulators and customers. These are possibilities.

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LN 03 - IMU's 5 Core Values - TRUST (VideoScribe & GoAnimate)


Here are the results: VideoScribe version: GoAnimate version: IMU''s Core Values - TRUST by ZaidLearn on GoAnimate Which one did you like more? As for visualizing and animating IMU''s core values (TRUST) as shown above, I suppose VideoScribe would be more appropriate, as it will give it a more corporate or grown up look (if that is what you want). What do you think?

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Four Tips: Building Trust and Credibility by Stacy Lindenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

Teams and their leaders need trust and credibility within the larger organization if they are going to. Here are some symptoms of low trust, and key tips for raising credibility. succeed. Management Professional Development Training Strategies

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NHS Trust frees up more time for patient care with new elearning

Sponge UK

One of the largest NHS Trusts providing community, mental health, learning disability and social care services in England is transforming its workplace training with 13 new elearning modules aimed at helping to improve safety and free up more time for staff to spend with patients. The post NHS Trust frees up more time for patient care with new elearning appeared first on Sponge UK.

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Trust is an emergent property of effective networks

Learning and Working on the Web

It seems that markets, our dominant form of economic transactions, are not really designed to optimize trust. As Charles Green states: The reason is simple: trust is not a  market  transaction, it’s a  human  transaction. In markets, if I trust you, I’m a sucker and you take advantage of me. In relationships, if I trust you, you trust me, and we get along.

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Control, Trust, and the Future of Workplaces

The Peformance Improvement

Many leaders have great difficulty believing that their job is to make the people around them successful and great difficulty trusting the people they have hired. Trust is your first design choice. The answer to the trust question will shape all the subsequent choices that you make in the design of your organization and its future path in the market. One Human at a Time :  .

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Trust Me

Ellen Wagner

I'm not really sure why some are so surprised to find that we elearning pros frequently work with and for people who don't "get it" as well as we do. Of course they don't. Our practice is to help our. eLearning social media Technology Trends


Learning and Working on the Web

A while back, Charles Green responded to my post about the knowledge economy being a trust economy : Your title captures an important insight; the knowledge economy allows significant distribution of nodes of knowledge, means of production, etc. If people can’t figure out how to trust other people, all that value goes unachieved. And a post on measuring ROI for soft skills training [because we don't trust workers] and the perversion of individual measurement: Most soft skills deal with our relationships to others. Trust, it seems, doesn’t sell stuff.

Trust me on this

Jay Cross

The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him. It all boils down to trust. I’m more prone to promote informal learning than your average business manager because I think most workers are trustworthy at heart. To the extent that you trust workers to do the right thing, grant them the freedom to do it. Can I trust you to keep your hand out of the till? Distrust.

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

Tweet. This is the 5th in a series of postings about how L&D departments can move forward from their traditional role of creating, delivering and managing formal learning – to one that supports the wider needs of Smart Workers in the organisation. Of course, this is not really new; this is what people have always done in the workplace. For example -.

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Don’t Be Afraid of Change

CLO Magazine

They are: creating a sense of purpose, having authentic conversations, orienting people to the reality of possibility, embracing the common good, and trusting the emerging process. Leaders who can do these five things build trust. By building trust people can do things they were previously afraid or unable to do. Strategy change performance trustRobert E.

How Do You Know People Trust You?

Training Industry

You may be the most unquestioning, benevolent leader around but people may not trust you. I was teaching a coaching class to a group of leaders in a bank. I had to practically bribe someone to volunteer for a demonstration.  She said most people in her organization did not trust their peers. They felt others will do anything they can to get ahead, even betray trust. began asking about levels of trust in both the company and country cultures before I taught classes. This conversation requires they trust you. So what does this mean to you as a leader?

Adobe RoboHelp: In Word We Trust

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

To solve this, RoboHelp projects must be added to Word's trusted locations. I'll show you how to both Enable Word Macros and add projects to the trusted locations. Select  Trust Center  and then click  Trust Center Settings. Close the Trust Center and the options. Add RoboHelp Projects to Trusted Locations. Enabling Word Macros.

Friends, trust and firewalls

Learning and Working on the Web

jayshep -&# Timesheets are an admission that your clients don’t trust you, and that you don’t trust your clients.&# – via @jeffrey_brandt. Tweet Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this week. Friends To Count On : Prof Robin Dunbar on why “Bill&# Gore kept his factories small & why group & brain size are linked – via @CharlesJennings. The psychological demands of living in large groups mean that, in primates, species-typical group size correlates rather closely with the species’ brain size. Email 21Years Into the Game.

Key Elements of a Learning Culture

The Peformance Improvement

In addition to these methods of learning and performance improvement, the following social elements, are critical to a learning culture: Building trust – We need to believe that we can rely on leaders to keep their word, that they will do the right thing, and that they will not do anything that is intentionally harmful to us and the organization. Continue to keep them involved.

5 Strategies To Free Your Team From Organizational Silos


Build trust across your teams/departments Perhaps the biggest casualty organizations suffer from the creation of internal silos is the loss of trust between teams or departments. Of course, unlike the previous measures, building trust within your organization is not a short-term process. This in turn will create an environment where employees can trust both those in leadership and those they collaborate with to focus their collective energies toward a common objective and desire to succeed. the marketing team’s contribution).

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