By Cindy Vallance
Recently in our Change Academy blogs we have discussed principles that inform a thinking environment to foster change, overcoming myths about change, and have shared a range of perspectives on change.
For instance our 26 March blog on management with facts emphasises the importance of trust which enables us to look at facts together to inform productive discussions.
The reality is that there can be no change without risk. And there can be no appetite for risk-taking without a strong foundation of trust.
Trust has something in common with the weather and motherhood…it is widely talked about and widely assumed to be good for organisations. ” Parke & Miller, 2000.
In the next few blogs, I will discuss why we trust, how we define trust, strategies we can use to build trust, and what we can do if trust has been eroded or broken.
“You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible. ” Anton Chekhov