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Rick Stamm
Lancaster, PA
Supporting teams and team leaders since 1986.
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Wow! Good info to use when working with DiSC. http://www.spring.org.uk/2013/08/neuroscience-reveals-the-deep-power-of-human-empathy.php# Continue reading
Reblogged 7 days ago at Notes to Myself
Good talking points regarding poverty and how we can turn this ship around. http://robertreich.org/post/88708262000# Continue reading
Reblogged Jun 21, 2014 at Notes to Myself
Another book I missed. I like the three "trustor" factors Hurley identifies. It should help people identify what they need to analyze when it comes to trusting another person. It creates the personal environment in which the behaviors I am exploring can then be developed. Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 20, 2014 at The Story Of Trust
Whitney draws on a definition of trust from Webster: “Trust is the belief or confidence in the honesty, integrity, reliability and justice of another person or thing”. Random House offers: “reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing; confidence”. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2014 at The Story Of Trust
It seemed that once the vision was clear to these leaders they really struggled with turning it into something others would follow. Sound like a problem with leadership influence to you? it does to me. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2014 at The Story Of Trust
Sweeny, et al, in Trust and Influence in Combat, point to the impact of organizational structure on an Army leader’s effort to instill trust in those he or she leads. The factors in such an organizational structure could be regulations, cultural norms, and standard operating procedures. They say adding the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2014 at The Story Of Trust
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Jan 3, 2014
Trust as vulnerability struck me as being a very practical definition since we often see signs of mistrust on teams such as withholding information or lack of engagement in fulfilling the goals of the team. Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2014 at The Story Of Trust
We often think our behaviors are fairly stable. We know who we are and we act consistently, especially in team settings. The problem is that our intentions are not always the actual behavior seen by those around us and, furthermore, our behavior in one situation may be altered in another similar one where the context is different. Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2013 at The Story Of Trust
I just came across what looks to be a good resource on virtual teams. We will be leading a discussion on that topic next week and this got me thinking about the extra challenge virtual teams will bring to building trust. Since trust is all about relationships,going virtual adds a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2013 at The Story Of Trust
We have used the JoHari window for many years in teaching the DiSC Model of Behavior but I haven't considered it before as a tool to help teams deal with trust Continue reading
Reblogged Jun 12, 2013 at The Story Of Trust
Everyone has a self-image they carry around in their mind. It has a way of filtering interactions with other people and may have a dramatic effect on relationships at work and at home. Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2013 at Adventures in Attitudes
A colleague has pointed out to me that culture eats strategy every time. And where does culture come from? It comes from human behavior played out on a daily basis. Hence, my search for a simple model of behavior that can be applied by anyone every day to build trust in a work group. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2013 at The Story Of Trust
On the cover of Trust Me, the author, William Morin, provides a list of phrases we often hear from friends and work colleagues that just don't ring true. They seem to become the conventional wisdom of "mistrust". How many of these do you cringe at when you hear them? Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2013 at The Story Of Trust
Let's try this again. One of the learnings from last week's venture into E-Learning and Digital Cultures MOOC was to be sure you save your blog post before changing a Twitter feed. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2013 at Notes to Myself
The power of words - of self-talk. In this age of computers we could think of this as programming our mind. Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2013 at Adventures in Attitudes
This is the first video I watched for #edcmooc and it certainly got us off to a good start on thinking about humans interacting with technology. Do we follow the latest technology that easily and, does it always seem to have such control over us? I must admit that I... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 9, 2013 at Notes to Myself
This is my second experience with a MOOC. This time it is E-Learning and Digital Cultures #edcmooc. It is hosted by Coursera. This is the end of week two and I am really behind. But the little bit I have experienced so far has been very engaging and so I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2013 at Notes to Myself
I have begun collecting books that have been written on the topic of trust and I'm very surprised at how few there seem to be. Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2013 at The Story Of Trust
...the challenge all day long is to be aware of the actual attitude you are holding in your mind at any moment. Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2012 at Adventures in Attitudes
The aha in this exercise is once again the realization that we have the power to choose our thoughts (attitudes) in any given set of circumstances. Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2012 at Adventures in Attitudes
Seeing "Every tough time and every pressured project (as) another opportunity to earn the trust of someone you care about" is great advice and perhaps the way to rebuild trust when it has been damaged or lost. Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2012 at The Story Of Trust
Is it possible that this is also a good place to start when helping teams build trust among the team members? Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2012 at The Story Of Trust
...what we get from life is closely tied to how we think. Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2012 at Adventures in Attitudes
If we continually feel directed by outside forces with no power over these relationships, we will take little action to make them better. On the other hand, feeling more control provides freedom and responsibilty within these relatioships. Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2012 at Adventures in Attitudes