The Trust Mindset: Getting your head in the high-trust game
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Your beliefs about trust shape your actions—and your company’s culture
Imagine, as a manager, you’re faced with a dilemma that’s becoming more and more commonplace: a new employee joins your team, and after you’ve taught her about the new products your team has developed and ushered out to market, the newbie wants to tweet about them to her network.
Do you put the clamp down? Or do you give her a green light to spread her excitement? How you respond could provide some insight into your Trust Mindset™, a concept we’ve been exploring over the past few months.
Ed Frauenheim is director of research and content at Great Places to Work Institute. He is an advocate for enlightened organizations. As a writer, speaker and content creator, he calls attention to the way workers, customers, owners and society all can win through wise, inspiring company cultures. He believes a brighter future of workplaces where people thrive and society advances is on the horizon.