Trust is often taken for granted, misunderstood and severely underestimated. We think we have people’s trust and suddenly wake up.
Fish discover water last. ~ French proverb
In other words, fish are unaware of the existence of the water, until the water gets too low or becomes polluted.
In the same way people discover trust last.
We become so immersed in the presence of trust, that we take its existence for granted, until trust gets low.
The reality is, we are living in a low-trust world.
Having a good reputation and the ability to create trust in a world full of distrust is a great advantage for a leader.
It is important to see trust with new eyes.
Trust is …
WHAT WE SHOULD LEARN …
Never take trust for granted ….
Never take anything for granted …
Steadily work on your reputation, on your success, on your relationships …
(Annotation: This is an excerpt of my book „Trust … the only kind of influence that really matters„)