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Building Trust

What Makes a Good Leader? Why Trump Gets a Thumbs Down

Reiner Lomb | Posted 08.22.2016 | Politics
Reiner Lomb

I am deeply concerned about the upcoming presidential election given the scale and complexity of the challenges facing our country and the wider world. Issues such as climate change, global terror, gun violence, the refugee crisis, and the growing social and economic divide, have led to a very negative public mood in the United States.

How Managing Customer Clues Boosts Your Brand

Brian Hughes | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Brian Hughes

So you've built a solid e-commerce site and traffic is growing. You've taken the plunge into the sharing economy and your ideas are watertight. But what's causing your bounce rate? Why are people clicking on your page, browsing and leaving at the final hurdle?

Character and Integrity at Work

Judith Bowman | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

There are metrics for measuring goals, P&L statements to show bottom-line profits and trophies to reflect triumph however, there is not a gauge to measure character and integrity -- central to creating a successful business with loyal employees while enjoying a respected reputation.

3 Vital Reasons to Say 'I'm Sorry'

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 10.10.2014 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Many people find apologizing very difficult. Most of them grew up in families where no one apologized. It is viewed as giving up way too much control.

The 4 R's of a Kick-Ass Apology

Sheri Meyers | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Sheri Meyers

When we make mistakes, it's normal to want to protect ourselves and retreat from the very uncomfortable and embarrassing feelings that come up, especially with those we love, care about or depend on.

Simple Test Reveals If Someone Is Trustworthy

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Martha Beck You've got a no-fail means of recognizing the really dependable people out there -- a nifty inner gizmo Martha Beck calls a trust-o-...

Why Do Children Hide Commonplace Things From Their Parents?

Quora | Posted 05.11.2013 | Parents

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Jessica Margolin, HAPILABS VP Community Children hide what they have been doing from other pe...

Building Trust in a Skeptical Age

Kersten Mitton Rivas | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Kersten Mitton Rivas

Whom can people trust anymore? For media addicts who get a constant feed of news, the knee-jerk response is probably "nobody." But what's the attitude of regular people who aren't scanning newsfeeds 24/7?

Giving Advice: You Should Never Say "You Should"

Ken Solin | Posted 04.22.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

A therapist friend of mine once said that advice is the lowest form of conversation. I would go even further in warning that giving unsolicited advice is a sure way to erode trust and drive people away.

Is It Possible To Trust?

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

You may have to perceive trust as an inner knowing that utilizes your intuition, your knowledge and the knowledge of others. You have access to this knowing when you let go of your fear of not being enough or having enough.

Trust Is Granted, Not Earned

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

The irony is that no matter how guarded we are, how thick the walls we put up, no matter what we do to try to keep ourselves from getting hurt and disappointed, it usually happens anyway.

Enhancing Sexual Energy

Linda E. Savage | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

Great sex is not simply a matter of all the parts working properly and having fun with a willing partner. There are components that make erotic encounters really flow at all levels: physical, emotional, spiritual.