Trust Works!: Four Keys to Building Lasting Relationships
Ken Blanchard, Cynthia Olmstead, Martha Lawrence
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New York Times bestselling author and leadership expert Ken Blanchard’s popular TrustWorks! training program is now available in book form!
Trust Works!: Four Keys to Building Lasting Relationships is an insightful guide designed to help people navigate one of the most complex issues that affects all areas of our lives: trust.
In Trust Works!, Ken Blanchard, Cynthia Olmstead, and Martha Lawrence demonstrate how to get along better with those around us.
In today’s polarized society, building trust—and sustaining it—has never been more important or seemingly elusive. Trust Works! provides a common language and essential skills that can replace dissension with peace and cooperation and help us all work together productively and in harmony.
Learn how the apply the “ABCD trust” model to address the factors that lead to discord, including low morale, miscommunication, poor response to problems and issues, and dysfunctional leadership.
Talking behind others’ backs. Want to ruin a relationship with someone? Say something less than complimentary about them behind their back. Sure, it’s okay to sing someone’s praises to others. Just make sure there’s no “but” in your conversation. Even if you don’t mean to say something harmful, just knowing that you’re talking to others about them can raise a person’s hackles. A great rule of thumb is to never say anything behind someone’s back that you wouldn’t say straight to the person’s
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searched out Whiskers, who was taking her afternoon nap. “Excuse me. I hate to wake you, but I think you’ll be excited to see the new exit I made for you under the backyard fence,” said Woof. The cat lifted her head, looked across the yard, and said, “Well, what do you know, you dug a hole. Good for you.” Then she promptly went back to sleep. But Woof was not about to give up so easily. He might have been a dog, but even he knew that anyone can do something once and not necessarily be
household, we must find out if the feelings are mutual.” Presley turned to the dog. “Woof, do you trust Whiskers? Be honest.” Woof looked at Whiskers for a long moment. Finally, he said, “Honestly? Not really. On far too many occasions I’ve seen those claws come out without warning. Sorry as I am to say it, I can’t state that I’m certain it won’t happen again.” Whiskers looked offended. “But we’re friends now! Why don’t you trust me?” “It’s hard to say,” said Woof, “but if I had to try, what
next council meeting. “You’ve made tremendous progress on your relationship.” The others nodded in agreement. “Woof,” continued the parrot, “you’ve not only stopped chasing Whiskers, you’ve done so consistently. I think we can all rely on you to continue that good behavior and stand up for her. “Whiskers, you’ve not only stopped criticizing and clawing Woof, you’ve also reached out to get to know him. In fact, you’ve really brought out the best in him.” Harriet and Wiggles heartily concurred.