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building trust

Building trust.

there is a formula for building trust

1 day  I  Incompany Training or Virtual Learning Journey

What's in it for you?

"Trust is the glue of life. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships." - Stephen Covey

Building high-trust relationships at work is important. For everyone. At every level.

For individuals building trust-based relations results in improved:

  • Professional development

  • Engagement and job satisfaction

  • Health and wellbeing

For teams high-trust relationships are likely to improve:

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Conflict resolution

For leaders and managers trust allows them to:

  • delegate effectively
  • ensure that tasks and projects are completed
  • create accountability among employees

A culture of trust also pays off for organisations. In organisations that foster trust, employees:

  • are less absent with sick leave

  • stay with the company longer

  • feel more involved


Type: Possible as

In-company training

1 day, in your organisation

Virtual Learning Journey

2 half days (each 3 hours), via Zoom

max. 12 participants

Dates open training

no dates at present

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  • You immediately translate your learnings into practice.
  • There is room for questions and feedback; you develop your personal action plan.
  • You discover the very latest scientifically based methods and techniques.
  • The techniques you learn have proven their effectiveness in leading companies and organizations.

Your results

After the training you will be able to:

  • describe what trust is why it is important.

  • identify the different elements of trust.

  • apply strategies for building trust.

  • develop an action plan to build trust in your own workplace.


1. What is trust? Why is it important?

  • Defining trust
  • The effects of broken trust at work
  • The importance of trust in the workplace

2. The Elements of Trust

  • What does trust imply for our brain? Link with system-1 thinking (emotional elements) and system-2 thinking (rational elements)

  • Rational versus emotional elements of trust

  • Trust building in different contexts and in relation to different personalities (i.e. how different personality types value different elements of trust)

3. Trust Building Strategies

  • Rational domain strategies
  • Emotional domain strategies
  • Communication-related strategies

4. Trust Building Action Plan

  • Self-assessment of strengths and areas for improvement

  • Action plan for building trust in your own workplace