Slice of Trust: The Leadership Secret with the Hot & Fruity Filling

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Could your organization use A Slice of Trust?

In a faraway village, Simon the Pieman operates an organization not so different from your own. His secret to success? To grow “Smart Trust,” one slice at a time. Whether you’re a Fortune 100 executive or a baker of fruity pastries, A Slice of Trust will serve you a hot, fresh opportunity to experience the dividends, benefits—and speed—of trust.

“Dazzling . . . and true! It took me many years to discover the power of trust. With A ...

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Overview

Could your organization use A Slice of Trust?

In a faraway village, Simon the Pieman operates an organization not so different from your own. His secret to success? To grow “Smart Trust,” one slice at a time. Whether you’re a Fortune 100 executive or a baker of fruity pastries, A Slice of Trust will serve you a hot, fresh opportunity to experience the dividends, benefits—and speed—of trust.

“Dazzling . . . and true! It took me many years to discover the power of trust. With A Slice of Trust, you will understand so much more— and in only a few hours!” —Carlos Tavares, Chairman, Nissan Americas

“Witty, and full of life and universal wisdom! A Slice of Trust inspires me to continue our focus on trust at The LEGO Group.” —Simon Riis-Hansen, Vice President Human Resources, The LEGO Group

“Fun and valuable! Simple and profound! Digest this fable now. It’s delicious!” —Thomas Crum, author, Magic of Conflict, Three Deep Breaths

David Hutchens is a best-selling author and developer of learning products for FranklinCovey’s Global Speed of Trust practice and others. Visit www.DavidHutchens.com

Barry Rellaford is co-founder Franklin-Covey’s Global Speed of Trust practice and a facilitator and coach to executive teams and leaders all over the world. Visit us at: www.ASliceOfTrust.com

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Editorial Reviews

New York Times bestselling author of The Dream Man Kelly Matthew

"Brilliant! In a world starving for authenticity, A Slice of Trust demonstrates beautifully that gaining and giving trust are indispensable skills. Do you know how to win the trust of the people you serve? Do you know when to give your trust and when not to? Read this book!"

Matthew Kelly, New York Times bestselling author of The Dream Manager

Nissan Americas

"Dazzling...and true! It took me many years to discover the power of trust. With A Slice of Trust, you will understand so much more—and in only a few hours!"

Carlos Tavares, Chairman, Nissan Americas

OfficeMax

"A Slice of Trust masterfully tells a story that is really quite simple; if you give trust you will grow trust and be trusted. David and Barry deliver a message that every leader should hear and embrace."

Stephen DerManuelian, Vice President, Associate & Business Services, OfficeMax

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781423621188
  • Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
  • Publication date: 4/1/2011
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 957,660
  • Age range: 18 years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

David Hutchens is a writer, the author of Learning Fables, which teach organizational structures, strategy, learning, and leadership as well as corporate responsibility and business ethics. David's clients have included Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart, GE, and IMB, among others. He lives near Nashville, Tennessee.

Barry Rellaford is a leadership development expert. He founded GreatWorks, which helps clients reach their goals by focusing on the strengths and passions of individuals, teams, and organizations to perform meaningful work. His clients include Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, Toyota, Intel, Nike, and the University of Texas Medical Branch, among others. Barry lives in American Fork, Utah.

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Table of Contents

6 Foreword, by Stephen M. R. Covey, Author, The Speed of Trust

Chapter 1

12 In Which a Pieman Adopts an Unusual Business Strategy

Chapter 2

34 The Fruits of Trust

Chapter 3

42 Into the Marketplace

Chapter 4

52 Sebastian’s Trust Experiment

Epilogue

74 Another Slice

More Slices of Trust

80 A Look at La Confiance Lucide, by Barry Rellaford

102 Appendix 1—Sebastian’s Journal

104 Appendix 2—The Embroidered Wisdom of Simon the Wise

108 Acknowledgments

110 About the Authors

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