Our research is encouraging. The ability to build trust appears to be one of the strongest Influencing Skill areas among our clients and readers (see our Survey to find out how you measure up). But, once you have it, make sure and take steps to retain and nurture it.
Ask yourself, what does trust actually mean? This differs between people, and it is important to get your own clear definition with examples. What do you do, specifically, in your relationships to enhance trust? Could you do more?
What would you need to do to destroy trust? If you can answer this question, you will be less likely to accidentally do something to damage the trust in your relationships.