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How to Earn Trust as a Leader: Unpacking the Edelman Trust Barometer

Recent research from Edelman reveals that trust is at a low in 2021. Individuals are not trusting their governments, CEOs or nonprofit organizations. And in a world still suffering from racial injustice but beginning to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, trust is key to our overall success.

In this solo episode, Donald shares actionable steps we can take to build trust as leaders in our organizations and communities.

Edelman Trust Barometer

The Donald Thompson Podcast is hosted by Walk West CEO, mentor, investor, and Diversity and Inclusion Consultant Donald Thompson.

Music for this episode provided by Jensen Reed from his song, “You Can’t Stop Me”.

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