Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Carnival of Trust is coming to town

 

   The more work I do on social capital, social media etc, the clearer I become that trust is at the centre of much of what organisations need to do to perform in these areas.

So I’m delighted that I’ll be hosting the Carnival of Trust early next month.  This is a carnival I’ve been included in before, but this is the first time I’ll be hosting.

In the words of the carnival’s originator, Charles H Green,

“I believe trust is an increasingly important element in a business world and a society that is becoming more dependent on connections, yet more and more removed from the high-touch interpersonal connections of old. A higher-trust society is a society that is personally healthier, and also economically richer. Not to mention probably more peaceful.

My hope and ambition for the carnival is to establish a home base, a center of gravity, for people who are interested in fostering greater trusted relationships in various realms of the world.

While my own material is primarily business-oriented, the Carnival of Trust will be explicitly more broad than business alone. Trust is heavily personal in nature, and I hope the submissions will reflect that—postings that deal with personal trust, business trust, and political trust are welcome, as well as pieces on the nature of trust.”

 

Previous carnivals this year have been:

The November 2009 Carnival of Trust
Hosted by Jordan Furlong at Law21.ca

The October 2009 Carnival of Trust
Hosted by Scot Herrick at Cube Rules

The September 2009 Carnival of Trust
Hosted by John Caddell at Customers Are Talking

The August 2009 Carnival of Trust
Hosted by David Donoghue at the Chicago IP Litigation Blog.

The July Carnival of Trust
Hosted by Adrian Dayton at Marketing Strategy and the Law.

The June Carnival of Trust
Hosted by Dave Stein at Dave Stein's Blog.

The May Carnival of Trust
Hosted by Victoria Pynchon at Settle It Now

The April Carnival of Trust
Hosted by James Irvine and Tripp Allen at The Egyii Blog

The March Carnival of Trust
Hosted by Beth Robinson at Inventing Elephants

The February Carnival of Trust
Hosted by Ian Brodie at Sales Excellence

The January Carnival of Trust
Hosted by Diane Levin at Mediation Channel

 

If you want to participate in the carnival being hosted by Social Advantage, send your trust related posts in sometime before Thursday 7th January.  And make sure they’re good! – unlike the HR carnival, there’s a clear editing policy on this one.

The carnival will be live on Social Advantage from Monday 11th.

 

 

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