Building Trust

April 12, 2011

By Joyce Odidison

April 12, 2011

By Joyce Odidison

Trust is a major part in the foundation of interpersonal relationships. Trust is necessary to help build and maintain relationship wellness, whether it is between parents and children, friends, lovers or co-workers. Some things we do can make it just as easy to build trust as it is to break it down on a daily basis. If your interpersonal relationships are plagued by that deadly element called “ambiguity, suspicion, and fear” then you may want to begin some trust-building steps. Trust is an act, I refer to it as a very rather than a noun and encourage those I work with to remember to take actions towards building and maintaining trust in their interpersonal relationships. We learn to trust, as we learn to love. Trust is something that is developed by taking action either to let ourselves trust or to earn trust through consistent actions. Sometimes trust is also lost or destroyed by a single act. This is why we should be good interpersonal relationship stewards and ensure that we are making wise choices about whom we trust.

How do you go about deciding who to trust and when to trust them?

About the author

Joyce Odidison is a Conflict Analyst, Speaker, Author, thought leader, and the world’s leading expert on the Wellness Competency Alignment concept to improve and measure wellness behaviours in organizations. Joyce is President & CEO of Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc. for over 25. She is Founder of the Global Workplace Wellness Summit and What’s Happening at Work podcast. Joyce is the author of six books. She has Founded and leads Coach Velocity School of Coaching, an approved program by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is the Publisher of Faces of Workplace Wellness Magazine. Joyce is a C-Suite level workplace wellness expert and corporate trainer driving inclusive workplace wellness strategies for organizations globally. She can be reached at phone 1 877 999-9591 www.interpersonalwellness.com

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