There is no single activity that will build trust overnight. We establish and create trust with each other over time through consistent actions, behaviors, and values.
Three and one-half months ago, my wife Debbie and I moved into our newly-built home, a perfect combination for a “country boy” and a “city girl.” We say “we built it” because we initiated the process and were involved in so many aspects of building our home “from soup to nuts.” If you’ve ever been in that position, you can identify with all the little decisions that have to be made that finally come together to create an intricate masterpiece.
Violence does not just affect the primary victim, but everyone in the organization with a relationship to either the victim or perpetrator. The ripples can become riptides that pull co-workers apart, creating a work environment that feels unsafe.
Trouble understanding someone’s foreign accent on the phone? The Village Business Institute’s Jeanne Hettich provides tips for understanding and communicating with someone whose native language differs from your own.
By Denise Hellekson The Village Business Institute Remember the days when summer seemed to stretch ahead of you like a blank canvass waiting to be filled with adventures and magical moments? Childhood summers were a time to slow down, relax, and enjoy being in the moment. Then we grew up. Now most people’s summers are…