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The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything

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With nearly 750,000 copies in print, this instant classic shows that establishing trust is and#8220;the one thing that changes everythingand#8221; (Marcus Buckingham, coauthor of Now, Discover Your Strengths) in both business and life.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Trust, says Stephen M.R. Covey, is the very basis of the new global economy, and he shows how trustand#8212;and the speed at which it is established with clients, employees, and constituentsand#8212;is the essential ingredient for any highand#8211;performance, successful organization.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;For business leaders and public figures in any arena, The Speed of Trust offers an unprecedented and eminently practical look at exactly how trust functions in our every transaction and relationshipand#8212;from the most personal to the broadest, most indirect interactionand#8212;and how to establish trust immediately so that you and your organization can forego the timeand#8211;killing, bureaucratic checkand#8211;andand#8211;balance processes so often deployed in lieu of actual trust.

About the Author

Stephen M. R. Covey is cofounder and CEO of CoveyLink Worldwide. A sought-after and compelling keynote speaker, author, and advisor on trust, leadership, ethics, and high performance, Covey speaks to audiences around the world. A Harvard MBA, he is the former CEO of Covey Leadership Center, which under his stewardship became the largest leadership development company in the world. Covey resides with his wife and children in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains.Stephen R. Covey is a renowned authority on leadership, a family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and vice chairman of FranklinCovey Co. The author of several acclaimed books, he has also received numerous honors and awards, including being named one of Time magazine's twenty-five most influential Americans. Covey lives with his wife, Sandra, and their family in the Rocky Mountains of Utah.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

FOREWORD by Dr. Stephen R. Covey

THE ONE THING THAT CHANGES EVERYTHING

How trust affects the trajectory and outcome of our lives — both personally and professionally — and what we can do to change it.

Nothing Is as Fast as the Speed of Trust

You Can Do Something About This!

THE FIRST WAVE — SELF TRUST

THE PRINCIPLE OF CREDIBILITY

Beyond "ethics": Why personal credibility is the foundation of all trust and how to create it.

The 4 Cores of Credibility

Core 1 — Integrity

Are You Congruent?

Core 2 — Intent

What's Your Agenda?

Core 3 — Capabilities

Are You Relevant?

Core 4 — Results

What's Your Track Record?

THE SECOND WAVE — RELATIONSHIP TRUST

THE PRINCIPLE OF BEHAVIOR

How to behave yourself out of problems you've behaved yourself into.

The 13 Behaviors

Behavior #1: Talk Straight

Behavior #2: Demonstrate Respect

Behavior #3: Create Transparency

Behavior #4: Right Wrongs

Behavior #5: Show Loyalty

Behavior #6: Deliver Results

Behavior #7: Get Better

Behavior #8: Confront Reality

Behavior #9: Clarify Expectations

Behavior #10: Practice Accountability

Behavior #11: Listen First

Behavior #12: Keep Commitments

Behavior #13: Extend Trust

Creating an Action Plan

THE THIRD, FOURTH, AND FIFTH WAVES — STAKEHOLDER TRUST

How to increase speed, lower cost, and maximize the influence of your organization.

The Third Wave — Organizational Trust

The Principle of Alignment

The Fourth Wave — Market Trust

The Principle of Reputation

The Fifth Wave — Societal Trust

The Principle of Contribution

INSPIRING TRUST

How to extend "Smart Trust," restore trust, and take the exponential leap of faith that makes all the difference . . . and why not extending trust is the greatest risk of all.

Extending "Smart Trust"

Restoring Trust When It Has Been Lost

A Propensity to Trust

NOTES AND REFERENCES

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416549000
Author:
Covey, Stephen R
Publisher:
Free Press
With:
Merrill, Rebecca R.
Author:
Covey, Stephen R.
Author:
Merrill, Rebecca R.
Author:
Covey, Stephen M. R.
Subject:
Business Life - General
Subject:
Personal Growth - Success
Subject:
Business Ethics
Subject:
General Self-Help
Subject:
Success in business
Subject:
Success
Subject:
7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE, seven HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE,the seven habits of highly effective people, stephen covey, stephen covey quotes, speed of trust
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20080231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
charts; bandamp;w illus t-o; endnotes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 11.62 oz

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