Trust Alliance Trust Sheet May 2013

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Trust Sheet                       

May 2013             

Dear Hazel,


Welcome to our monthly Trust Sheet where Trust Across America shares the Alliance of Trustworthy Business Experts (ATBE) member news, articles, research, speaking engagements and other items relevant to maintaining and building trust in business.

We are 4 months into our Campaign for Trust and our global movement is growing daily. We are approaching 200 members from almost 20 countries! Our membership is comprised primarily of corporate executives, academics and consultants-  and we are all stewards of trustworthy business.

April has been an important month for Trust Across America with the April 15th release of our 3rd annual Most Trustworthy Public Companies (coverage in the Wall St Journal and Yahoo Finance to name a few)….

… and the release of our FACTS Framework Reports, a new tool in our Trust Toolbox!

*Alliance Update*


Our next virtual meeting for our Premium Alliance Members will be held on May 1 from noon-1EST. It’s not too late to join your colleagues. Call-in information will be sent next week. Email to: [email protected] if you would like to join but have not already registered.


May Radio Show Hosts on Trust Across America Radio


May 8: Bob Whipple guest hosts

May 15: Nadine Hack guest hosts

May 29: Par Larshans guest hosts


Any Premium Member who is interested in guest-hosting for the first time, or as a repeat host- several weeks are open in July and August.

New Books by Premium Members

Omer Soker has published The Trust Future described as a “breath of fresh air in business literature” and “a new milestone in developing trust within organisations large and small” as well as a “roadmap on how to be a responsible business”.


It’s available on Amazon in Kindle format at $9.99:

 Also as an eBook via the website: 


Eric Lowitt’s book The Collaboration Economy launches next week! Endorsed by luminaries including Deepak Chopra, Muhtar Kent, Bill McDonough, and Paul Polman, The Collaboration Economy provides readers with frameworks and tools to collaborate with rivals, government agencies, and social organizations to kickstart growth that addresses our most vexing global challenges.


Randy Conley reports that Ken Blanchard’s newest book,Trust Works! Four Keys to Building Lasting Relationshipswill be published May 1. For more information go to

Speaking/Teaching Engagements


Randy Conley will be one of three Blanchard experts presenting on the topics of motivation, performance management, and trust in a virtual executive briefing on May 8th. Open to the public, he topic is “Three Critical Skills for Managing in the Overextended Work Environment.” Visit for more info.


Bob Whipple will speak on Trust and Transparency at Rochester Institute of Technology  in Louise Slaughter Building from 9 am to 11 am on Thursday, May 16th.



Articles/Blog Posts 


On April 29

Nadine B Hack, CEO beCause Global Consulting, published a guest piece on The Music of Business blog , “Getting Engaged” about how to build trust among diverse stakeholders

Deb Mills-Scofield: 

Lead Change Group Post – Maybe We Just Need to Stick to Basics…It Worked for Picasso!

Innovation Excellence – It’s not just semantics – managing outcomes vs. outputs (repost from Harvard Biz Review)

Excerpt: Linda Fisher Thornton presented the ASTD Public Manager Webcast “Developing Ethical Leaders and an Ethical Government Brand” with John Umana.  While the Webcast which aired on March 19, 2013 was customized for government HR and Training leaders, the content is applicable across industries. ASTD has now posted the recorded webcast and made it available to the public.

Deb Krizmanich and her firm Powernoodle was a guest on Trust Across America’s radio show with, “Agile and Trustworthy Workplaces: Why it’s no longer is business as usual.” Global thought leader in trustworthy business behaviour, and Powernoodle CEO, Deb Kirzmanich, joined Future of Work expert, Ayelet Baron, in a conversation with a panel of guests on how to drive business results via trust and integrity. They viewed four trends about the way will we work with three guests, including two millenials who represent our next generation of leaders. – See more at:

Powernoodle also hosted a an enterprise risk management webinar with guests, Diana Del Bel Belluz of Risk Wise, Inc. and Melanie Lockwood Herman of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center for a discussion on risk management and some of the common mistakes executives make in implementing it. – See more at:

News for the June issue of the Trust Sheet should be sent to by May 15. Premium Members are given editorial priority.


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