By Linda Fisher Thornton
How transformational is the power of trust in organizations? It increases capacity and improves performance. It improves work satisfaction and quality of life:
“Compared with people at low-trust companies, people at high-trust companies report:74% less stress,106% more energy at work,50% higher productivity,13% fewer sick days,76% more engagement,29% more satisfaction with their lives,40% less burnout.”
Paul J. Zak, The Neuroscience of Trust, HBR
Trust is no longer considered a “nice to have” element in the effective workplace. It is a “must have” element that energizes the whole organization. Working in a safe high-trust environment, people can do extraordinary things.
On Monday I received a Trust Across America 2017 Top Thought Leaders in Trust award and aLifetime Achievement Award. It is quite an honor to be…
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