Workforce Institute

Banking on Trust

In this ebook, you’ll learn just how important trust in the workplace is and you’ll discover key strategies that will help both you and your people succeed every day. Trust is like a bank account, and your deposits (and withdrawals) go a long way in keeping employees engaged, happy, and productive. 

Download the complimentary ebook today and start banking on trust!

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Optimum End-of-Life (EOL)

For managers, improving trust with employees is foundational to the manager-employee relationship. The onus falls on the manager to continue building trust with employees, mostly because of the power dynamic in the manager-employee relationship, with the manager being the supervisor. There is an analogy that portrays trust between two people like a bank account. Think of it as a “trust account,” where you are constantly making trust deposits or withdrawals to the account with each employee. It takes a lot of time to increase the trust through small deposits. But withdrawals also happen, and too big of a withdrawal or too many withdrawals can bankrupt the account — that is, bankrupt the relationship. So, how do you increase trust with your employees? Well, let’s dive in and find out.