13 posts categorized "Trust"

October 08, 2016

Vulnerability is essential for developing trust...

“Vulnerability, far too often described as a weakness, is essential for developing the deepest levels of trust. Of course, in order for team members to show vulnerability, safety is imperative.”

Runde and Flanagan

Trust is choosing . . .

“Trust is choosing to make something important to you vulnerable to the actions of someone else.”

Charles Feltman

September 19, 2016

And trust means...

“Openness obviously depends on building trust among team members, and trust means being willing to take risks with one another and to be vulnerable.”
Runde and Flanagan

January 20, 2015

A willingness to trust...

"A willingness to trust and openly listen to alternative ideas and views is essential for collaboration to be successful."
Dale Eilerman

April 18, 2014

Yearn for the state of equanimity

"Yearn for the state of equanimity, irrespective of external circumstances" 


May 30, 2012

If we believe that we can disagree...

"We know from our experience that it is easier to develop trust in another person or in a group if we believe that we can disagree, and we will not be abandoned or hurt for our differences. It is difficult to trust those who deny us the right to be ourselves." Susan Wheelan

January 17, 2011

Trusting someone else...

"Trusting someone else can involve gigantic risks, and it leads to the even more challenging task of learning to trust yourself.”

Stephen Nachmanovitch

Taking risks...

“The universe will reward you for taking risks on its behalf.” Shakti Gawain

June 16, 2009

He who does not trust enough

"He who does not trust enough will not be trusted."

Lao Tse

September 30, 2007

Giving up our defenses

"Giving up our defenses and becoming transparent go hand-in-hand. With greater honesty comes the opportunity to work on our relationships and ourselves more openly. Thus, we can create greater trust and deeper change . . .faster."
Sharon Strand Ellison