Author: Dr John Blakey

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In our continuing series of blogs about the Nine Habits of The Trusted Executive, we chat to Shirley Shinkfield, Service Development Director for Bush & Co about what ‘Deliver’ means for her, her role and her business.

The Trusted Executive – The skeleton it all hangs off

“The Trusted Executive is a great way to think about your colleagues and other leaders in your business,

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Thank you to Hannah Banks, Operations Manager, SearchesUK,  for this reflection from someone who is ‘walking the talk’ with the Nine Habits of Trust:

NAHL Group has recently celebrated its second cohort to graduate from its Leadership School.

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Thank you to Adam Nabozny, Managing Director, Legal Services, NAHL Group plc for this interview. He is someone who is ‘walking the talk’ with the Nine Habits of Trust and is a valued member of our Trusted Executive Fellowship Board:–

Adam’s been with NAHL Group for two and a half years and is proud to work within a business that puts values at the heart of what it does.

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Thank you to Russell Atkinson, CEO, NAHL Group plc for this interview with someone who is ‘walking the talk’ with the Nine Habits of Trust and leading the embedding of these behaviours at this market-leading organisation:-

How important is trust in your marketplace?

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Thank you to Mark Roberts, Financial Controller, Bush & Co for this guest blog from someone who is ‘walking the talk’ with the Nine Habits of Trust following attendance at a recent Trusted Executive workshop:-

There remains the persistent belief that those individuals who have successfully climbed the corporate ladder somehow possess a level of trustworthiness that others must embrace and dutifully follow.

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Thank you to Simon Trott, CEO, PI Division, NAHL plc for this guest blog from someone who is ‘walking the talk’ with the Nine Habits of Trust:-

At National Accident Helpline, it was time spent thinking and reflecting, following a team conference event,

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The times they are a-changin. I couldn’t get the words of this old Bob Dylan song out of my head as I prepared for a recent conference keynote. In fact, they disturbed me so much that I was inspired to sing verses one and three at the beginning and the end of my conference talk.

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Guest blog from Sharon Curry – Partner, Trusted Executive Foundation:-

What brings on a personal crisis of trust?  It can happen in childhood, a careless parent, friend or worse.  Or in the teenage years, a vulnerability shared and betrayed.  It could come from a personal or professional naivety or a bad business experience.

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John has been with the FT Group for more than 30 years in both editorial and executive positions. Under his stewardship, the FT has expanded its global operation and developed its channels, gaining a wide reputation for boldness and innovation. The FT Group provides a broad range of business information,

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They say that the Chinese symbol for the word crisis is the same as that for the word opportunity. They are two sides of the same coin. In reviewing the results from the 2019 Edelman Global Trust Barometer, you can sense a shift from trust as a crisis,

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