Trust Works!: Four Keys to Building Lasting Relationships

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Trust Works!

How to build it—How to keep it

In this enlightening guide developed from his popular Trust Works! training program, #1 bestselling author and management guru Ken Blanchard turns his vast knowledge and insight to one of the most timely and complex issues that affects all areas of our lives.

Once upon a time, a dog and a cat lived together with other animals and the humans who cared for them. But ...

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Overview

Trust Works!

How to build it—How to keep it

In this enlightening guide developed from his popular Trust Works! training program, #1 bestselling author and management guru Ken Blanchard turns his vast knowledge and insight to one of the most timely and complex issues that affects all areas of our lives.

Once upon a time, a dog and a cat lived together with other animals and the humans who cared for them. But canine and feline did not trust each other—a situation that led to fighting, backbiting, and sabotaging that soon affected the whole household.

Unless their conflict was resolved, all of the pets would lose their home. Fortunately, a wise old parrot stepped in, teaching dog and cat the ABCDs of trust. As each became aware of the unconscious behaviors at the root of their hostility, dog and cat discovered how to change their behavior—a mutual transformation that created a happy, productive environment for all.

In Trust Works! Ken Blanchard applies that fable to real-life situations to show anyone how to get along better with those around them. He outlines his ABCD trust model and uses it to address the factors that lead to discord, including low morale, miscommunication, poor response to problems and issues, and dysfunctional leadership.

In today's polarized society, building trust—and sustaining it—has never been more important or seemingly elusive. Trust Works! provides a common language and essential skills that can replace dissension with peace and cooperation and help us all work together productively and in harmony.

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Editorial Reviews

DR. PHIL MCGRAW
“Outstanding! In a world where people can’t always be counted on, this book shows you how to recognize the trust busters-as well as boost your own trustworthy behavior.”
Rev. Wayne Muller
“Ken and his coauthors lead us on a skillful journey of understanding how, whom, and why we learn to trust. Trust Works! is an essential teaching for anyone seeking to deepen their best work in the good soil of sustainable, trustworthy, road-tested wisdom.”
Doctor - Phil McGraw
"Outstanding! In a world where people can’t always be counted on, this book shows you how to recognize the trust busters-as well as boost your own trustworthy behavior."
Stedman Graham
“There’s nothing more important than building trust-without it, you’ll never achieve your goals. This profound little book can help you make big things happen.”
Anthony Robbins
“To achieve your dreams, you first have to learn to trust yourself and then inspire others to trust you. In clear, simple terms, this book shows you how. Read it!”
Garry Ridge
“I am a raving fan of Trust Works!. The ABCD model is simple, easy to remember, and actionable.”
Ken Druck
“Not only is Trust Works! fun to read, but it also provides invaluable tools for building greater trust-or repairing trust that’s been broken. Required reading for individuals and organizations alike.”
Richard Whiteley
“Trust Works! addresses what is often a fuzzy concept-trust-in a clear and logical manner. Timely and engaging, this book is sorely needed.”
Colleen Barrett
“I enjoyed every thought expressed in Trust Works! Ken, Cindy, and Martha have hit a home run in the game of life with this magnificent offering.”
Jim Irvine
“Building high-trust relationships is the foundation of effective leadership. With typical Blanchard brilliance, Trust Works! demystifies the complex concept of trust and identifies the core behaviors necessary to build and restore it.”
Lisa Doyle
“In life and particularly in management, trust is critical. Simple, clear, and focused, Trust Works! is full of practical ideas that can immediately be applied to boost morale and productivity. A must-read for every manager.”
Reverend - Wayne Muller
"Ken and his coauthors lead us on a skillful journey of understanding how, whom, and why we learn to trust. Trust Works! is an essential teaching for anyone seeking to deepen their best work in the good soil of sustainable, trustworthy, road-tested wisdom."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062205988
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 135,249
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Ken Blanchard is the coauthor of The One Minute Manager® and fifty other books, including the New York Times business bestsellers Gung Ho! and Raving Fans. His books have combined sales of more than eighteen million copies in more than twenty-seven languages. He is the chief spiritual officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies, a full-service global management training and development company that he and his wife, Dr. Marjorie Blanchard, founded in 1979.

Cynthia Olmstead founded TrustWorks Group in 1987 and served as its president until it was bought by The Blanchard Companies in 2010. A group development expert, she recognized that the core of many problems is the lack of trust.

Martha Lawrence is a former editor at Simon & Schuster and Harcourt. She is an executive editor at The Ken Blanchard Companies.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2013

    I thought I was pretty trustworthy, but this book helped me look

    I thought I was pretty trustworthy, but this book helped me look at my own behavior in the four areas that build trust. I was surprised to see that I was much stronger in some areas than I was in others. What I liked is that the book makes it clear how to build strength in your weak areas. This book raised my awareness about myself and has had a positive impact long after I put it down. It’s great for sharing with family, friends, or coworkers as an ice breaker to talk about any issues you might be having. Read it!

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