5 Ways to Build Trust with Your Tribe [Podcast S07E11]

How to Quickly Gain Rapport

Welcome to Season 7, Episode 11 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss the importance of building trust with those you serve.

Season 7 episode 11

You have to get people to buy into you before they buy into your message. They want to know that you’re honest and you deserve to be listened to. Today, we’re going to discuss some practical ways to earn people’s trust so you can influence them for good.

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In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How love, expressed as generosity, affects influence.

  • The state of our current political environment (and what every candidate must do).

  • One quick and easy strategy for truly understanding your audience.

  • The negative impact of rounding up the numbers, spinning the facts, and leaving out what doesn’t support your position.

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You can download a complete, word-for-word transcript of this episode here, courtesy of Ginger Schell, a professional transcriptionist, who does all my transcriptions.

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My favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, I ask one question. This week, it is this:

Question: What can you do this week to build trust with your tribe? You can leave a comment by clicking here.

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In this episode we mentioned the following resources:

  • Skyrocket Videos: The Skyrocket Your Impact video series has since expired.

About Us

Michael Hyatt is the author of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. Recognized by magazines like Forbes and Inc as an important online marketing and leadership expert, he’s also the founder of Platform University and 5 Days to Your Best Year Ever. Read more about him here.

Michele Cushatt is a popular speaker and author. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, or her blog. She’s a three-time cancer survivor with a powerful, personal story. Listen to it here or read about it in her memoir, Undone: A Story of Making Peace with an Imperfect Life.

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