Creating A Culture of Trust: Understanding Others Before Being Understood

90 Minutes
6 months
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Group Attendees: Any number of participants

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Trust is at the very core of sound business relationships. Intrinsic to trust is the expectation that all will act in a way that is mutually beneficial, meaning that trust is a critical component of effective leadership. Trust breeds stronger working relationships and a healthier organizational culture.

Why you should Attend: By attending, you will understand how to even more effectively:
  • Create a culture of trust: Where does it start?
  • Extend your trust to others
  • Be an approachable source of confidential support
  • Actively listen
  • Sincerely acknowledge other’s perceptions, thoughts and feelings
  • Collaboratively take ownership
  • Provide the needed support to enable your team to perform at the highest level possible
Are you interested in growing the level of trust you and your team experience in each other?

Could you use a ‘trust-building refresher”, to help you get a better handle on things?

Would you like to brush up on your communication skills, so you can improve your and your team’s results?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then come laugh, listen and learn as Chris DeVany leads us all through those important topics, key questions and answers we all need to be able to address effectively to improve our effectiveness at creating a culture of trust, accelerating our team members’ and team’s performance, adding to the bottom-line!

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Creating a culture of trust: Where does it start?
  • Extending your trust to others
  • Being an approachable source of confidential support
  • Actively listening
  • Sincerely acknowledging other’s perceptions, thoughts and feelings
  • Collaboratively taking ownership
  • Providing the needed support to enable your team to perform at the highest level possible

Who Will Benefit:
  • CEO
  • Senior Vice President
  • Vice President
  • Executive Director
  • Managing Director
  • Regional Vice President
  • Area Supervisor
  • Manager

Chris DeVany is the founder and president of Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide, a firm which focuses on management and organization development. Pinnacle's clients include global organizations such as Visa International, Cadence Design Systems, Coca Cola, Sprint, Microsoft, Aviva Insurance, Schlumberger and over 500 other organizations in 22 countries. He also has consulted to government agencies from the United States, the Royal Government of Saudi Arabia, Canada, Cayman Islands and the United Kingdom.

He has published numerous articles in the fields of surviving mergers and acquisitions, surviving change, project management, management, sales, team-building, leadership, ethics, customer service, diversity and work-life balance, in publications ranging from ASTD/Performance In Practice to Customer Service Management. His book, "90 Days to a High-Performance Team", published by McGraw Hill and often accompanied by in-person, facilitated instruction, has helped and continues to help thousands of executives, managers and team leaders improve performance.

He has appeared hundreds of times on radio and television interview programs to discuss mergers and acquisitions (how to manage and survive them), project management, sales, customer service, effective workplace communication, management, handling rapid personal and organizational change and other topical business issues.

He has served or is currently serving as a board member of the International Association of Facilitators, Sales and Marketing Executives International, American Management Association, American Society of Training and Development, Institute of Management Consultants, American Society of Association Executives, Meeting Professionals International and National Speakers Association. Chris is an award-winning Toastmaster's International Competition speaker. He recently participated in the Fortune 500 Annual Management Forum as a speaker, panelist and seminar leader.

Chris has distinguished himself professionally by serving multiple corporations as manager and trainer of sales, operations, project management, IT, customer service and marketing professionals. Included among those business leaders are Prudential Insurance, Sprint, BayBank (now part of Bank of America), US Health Care and Marriott Corporation.

He has assisted these organizations in mergers and acquisitions, facilitating post-merger and acquisition integration, developing project management, sales, customer service and marketing strategies, organizing inbound and outbound call center programs, training and development of management and new hires, and fostering corporate growth through creative change and innovation initiatives.

Chris holds degrees in management studies and organizational behavior from Boston University. He has traveled to 22 countries and 47 states in the course of his career.

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