JAM with Mike

An Archive of Mike Osorio’s Jammin’ twice-weekly email service

Effective relationships through trust

Thursday August 13, 2009 #146

“Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” 

~Theodore Roosevelt

The key to effective relationships in business and at home is trust.  Without trust, no matter how brilliant you are, how convincing your argument, how impressive your title, the best you can hope for is grudging acceptance.  More likely you will face lack of interest, or even active opposition as people assume your motives are not trustworthy.  Take time to build trust, demonstrate you care, and then and only then will people care how brilliant you are.


August 16, 2009 - Posted by | leadership | ,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: