Nov 29, 2018
We are living in the midst of a trust crisis. A recent study reveals that more than two-thirds of the global population has no confidence that current leadership can address their country’s challenges, and seven in ten people worry about fake news being used as a weapon. What is causing this widespread skepticism and fear? And what can we do to resist this deliberate destruction of trust?
Today on the podcast, Sylvia is investigating the pervasive falloff of trust. She shares the highlights of the 2018 Edleman Trust Barometer, discussing the trends around public trust in institutions including government, business and the media. Sylvia also explores what it means to trust a particular entity and the impact of your subconscious mind on your ability to trust.
Sylvia covers the reasons why we increasingly see the world as volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous—and how the resulting decline in trust affects our behavior, level of aggression and desire to control a situation. Listen in for insight on strengthening your sense of inner trust and trustworthiness, leveraging self-care to up-level your ability to trust, and laying a foundation of trust in your communication with others.
The global trends that reflect the destruction of trust
Sylvia’s distinctions around the truth of trust
Why the subconscious mind is more powerful in the long term
The concept of VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous)
Why our desire to control increases with fastmoving change
The relationship between a lack of connection and aggression
Why irrational behavior rises in the face of unknowns
How to strengthen your sense of inner trust and trustworthiness
How sleep quality and self-care impact your ability to trust
The value in communicating with utter respect and kindness
Why it’s important to live your word
The need to strive for clarity in communication