How to build trust and grow your business

trust Mar 10, 2020

Spoiler alert: When it comes to building trust and growing your business, consistency is everything.

Last year, I set some pretty lofty goals for myself. I decided to write a weekly blog post and email newsletter. My blond ambition tour got off to a solid start, but life happened and derailed my plans. Or at least that's the lie I told myself.

To my credit, I wrote 21 blog posts and email newsletters—but I also blew the promise I made to myself and my subscribers. But it wasn't life that derailed my plans—it was goal creep. I took on new goals like a leaky boat takes on water, and that, not life, derailed my plans.

Avoiding goal creep is the key to being consistent, building trust, and growing your business. And today, I want...

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The truth about trust, relationships, and success

Trust is an inside job.

Before you can build trust and nurture relationships with others, you must trust yourself.

You've probably heard the most important relationship is the one you have with yourself. And that's because self-trust and self-love empower you to build good relationships with other people. You create better connections because you're generous, have healthy boundaries, understand your needs, and recognize that you are human—capable of mistakes and worthy of forgiveness.

When you trust yourself, you do three things that will dramatically improve your relationships: you take risks, embrace failure and mistakes, and act decisively.

Let's dive in, shall we?

Taking risks

Building relationships with other people is an act...

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Why focusing on trust now is essential to your future success

privacy respect trust Jan 14, 2020

[This post is the first in a 12-part series on building trust, privacy legislation, and consumer expectations.]

Have you noticed the "do not sell my data" button popping up on websites you visit or received an influx of privacy policy updates in your inbox?

Here's why! On January 1, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect, and businesses are scrambling to implement compliance updates, including "do not sell my data" buttons and updated privacy policies.

The National Law Review breaks it down: "The CCPA applies to any for-profit business that handles "personal information" of California residents or business-to-consumer contacts, or has California-based employees," and that meet any one of three thresholds:

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