Strategy

13 phrases professionals use to get people to trust them

If you’re trying to build trust amongst your colleagues, there are certain phrases you can use to show that you have their best interest at heart. One way to build trust among your coworkers is by showing gratitude for their time and efforts. That demonstrates you understand their viewpoint. Experts […]
13 phrases professionals use to get people to trust them
Strategy

Great Leaders Treat Integrity As A Habit

Building trust doesn’t happen in a day, but rather over weeks, months, and years. Trustworthy leaders spend the better part of their careers establishing their reputation and character, writes Joel Peterson, chairman of JetBlue Airways, in a recent post on LinkedIn. Because of that, they treat integrity as a habit […]
Great Leaders Treat Integrity As A Habit
News

Why Americans Are So Angry

BELIEVE the polls, and Americans have decided that they live in Italy: hobbled by dishonest leaders and such endemic corruption that only fools would trust strangers. Grim findings have been coming thick and fast. Most Americans no longer see President Barack Obama as honest. Half think that he “knowingly lied” […]
Why Americans Are So Angry
Markets

Pretty Much No One Believes In Davos

[credit provider=””>Harold Cunningham / Getty Images”] AS THE movers and shakers head to the Swiss mountain resort of Davos this week for the annual World Economic Forum, their credentials as global leaders look anything but resilient. Their official theme will be “resilient dynamism”, whatever that means, but what they ought […]
Pretty Much No One Believes In Davos
News

People With Brown Eyes Appear More Trustworthy

[credit provider=”Benjamin J. DeLong/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/bozdoz/4099397370/”] People with brown eyes appear more trustworthy than those with blue eyes, according to a new study published by PLOS ONE from researchers of Charles University in the Czech Republic.People instinctively judge one another by their face and determine if that person is angry, happy, […]
People With Brown Eyes Appear More Trustworthy
News

Voters Still Trust Gallup Polls More Than Nate Silver

[credit provider=”AP”] Few would argue that Gallup was more successful in calling the 2012 presidential election than New York Times polling wunderkind Nate Silver, but a survey released Tuesday indicated the American public still trusts Gallup more.The survey, conducted by Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling, showed a plurality of voters, 31 […]
Voters Still Trust Gallup Polls More Than Nate Silver
Strategy

Our Obsession With Instant Gratification Is A Big Problem For Companies

[credit provider=”statigr.am/cynthiagcs” url=”http://statigr.am/p/320675526357506267_38285″] One of the biggest problems companies are facing these days is a lack of trust, especially since the financial crisis. 80 six per cent of consumers don’t trust companies the way they did five years ago, less than than two out five of employees trust their leaders, […]
Our Obsession With Instant Gratification Is A Big Problem For Companies
Strategy

INSTANT MBA: Your Brand Can’t Take Trust Too Lightly

[credit provider=”Jo Kirchner//Primrose Schools”] Today’s advice comes from our interview with Jo Kirchner, President and CEO of Primrose Schools:“Consumers can quickly understand whether you’re just really good at marketing, or whether you really deliver on the promise that your service extends into the marketplace. In general our brand has a […]
INSTANT MBA: Your Brand Can’t Take Trust Too Lightly
Markets

Five Ways To Determine Whether A Business Is Legit

[credit provider=””>DieselDemon via Flickr”] How do you know a company is on the up-and-up? You don’t want to throw away your hard-earned money on a bogus business, let alone a scam. But how can you tell?It’s not as if we’re issued a “scam-o-meter” that starts beeping when you pass by a […]
Five Ways To Determine Whether A Business Is Legit
Strategy

‘False Consensus’ Theory Explains Why We Trust The Wrong People

[credit provider=”Stati.gram/wongwui_55″ url=”http://statigr.am/p/266003969372257091_175224541″] When deciding whether to trust somebody, we think about what we would do in that situation — even if experience tells us other people are more or less trustworthy. That default mode is called “false consensus” theory.    
‘False Consensus’ Theory Explains Why We Trust The Wrong People
News

New Marshmallow Study Challenges Conventional Thinking About Willpower

[credit provider=”J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester” url=”http://www.rochester.edu/news/show.php?id=4622″] The importance of nature — one’s genetic makeup — versus nurture — the type of environment someone grows up in — has always been a contentious issue.One of the most important studies indicated that nature plays a large role in how […]
New Marshmallow Study Challenges Conventional Thinking About Willpower
Strategy

Everything You Need To Know About Trusting Someone

Know it or not, you often decide whether or not to trust someone based on crazy reasons. How attractive someone is, whether they’re the same gender as you are, whether someone blushes, and the state of your ever-changing mood all affect whether you trust somebody.
Strategy

Researchers Are Using This Robot To Determine What Makes People Distrust You

[credit provider=”NortheasternCOS via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQLo06V-q2M&feature=youtu.be”] When you meet someone new, how do you determine whether you want to conduct business, or even form a relationship with them?Supposedly, in only takes a few minutes — and scientists have been trying to determine these certain cues for years. 
Researchers Are Using This Robot To Determine What Makes People Distrust You
Strategy

This Study Proves That Looks Matter More Than Reputation

[credit provider=”Warwick Business School, the University of London and Dartmouth College”] The way you look means a lot—especially if you’re in the financial industry—and the more trustworthy you look to potential clients, the more you’ll attract higher investments.  Check out 11 economic facts about beautiful people > Despite appearances and first […]
This Study Proves That Looks Matter More Than Reputation
Strategy

Brilliant Leaders Know That They Have To Master These 3 Things

In our last blog, we discussed the importance of trust. It’s the foundation of all you do as a leader and manager. Your ability to influence others, which is your fundamental task, begins with people’s willingness to be influenced by you. And their willingness begins with their trust in you — […]
Brilliant Leaders Know That They Have To Master These 3 Things
News

Americans Are Getting Tired Of Trumped Up Terrorism Charges Against Their Innocent neighbours

[credit provider=”Joshua Heller via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joshuaheller/4153623969/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] In the frenzied days following 9/11, the FBI and a newly formed Homeland Security launched a counter-terrorism effort that dropped scores of informants into neighborhoods throughout America.It was a reasonable idea, seeing as how law enforcement missed  the whole commercial pilot training for the […]
Americans Are Getting Tired Of Trumped Up Terrorism Charges Against Their Innocent neighbours
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