Written by Roxanne Brown
We (The Change Decision) often talk about trust at work in terms of risk. How risky is it for me to trust my boss? My colleagues? My company? My team?
Joy at Work is present when I don’t have to think about that and just focus on the work. When my attention doesn’t have to weigh all of that. Just enjoy working with my boss, with my team, for my company.
Some people grant a lot of trust right from the start and tolerate a lot of breaches, but once trust is broken, it’s hard to get it back with them.
Others are slow to trust. They want to see consistency in words and actions for a while before they’ll grant trust.
Some will be hard to read because they feel they need to have a façade of trust while being cautious in their trusting actions.
It depends on their life’s experience and how much they believe they have at risk.
How do you nurture trust at work?