What is trustworthiness and why does it matter?
Trustworthiness is inspiring complete reliability and confidence in his/her truthfulness, integrity and discretion.
“Trustworthiness is essential for healthy relationships including your relationships at school, work, at home and in the community.” Cassie Costello, ALE Intervention Teacher and PACE guest columnist for April, 2019.
“Trustworthiness doesn’t always have to be a leap of faith and hoping for the best of intentions. The actions of an organization and how we take care of one another is a great foundation to establish trustworthiness.” Elizabeth Giles, Numerica Credit Union and PACE guest columnist for April, 2017.
PACE provides a list of books focused on our trait of the month. Here is an expanded list of books, especially for the youngest at heart, focused on truth-telling. Need an family activity? Read one or two and email us a book review....Read More
Do you agree that relationships are the most important element of business success? If so – how does trustworthiness factor in to those relationships? This TED Talk explores both. Consider watching with your team. What do they think?...Read More
Teaching trustworthiness is a challenge and it seems it has been always! Even “way back” in black and white TV days. Consider watching this educational video from the 1950s with your family or students. Eddie as he questions why he isn’t considered trustworthy and then learn to be trusted....Read More
Teaching trustworthiness may be one of the most challenging of the PACE traits. Perhaps consider teaching what happens when one does something that causes others to loose trust in that individual. Check out this page from Corner On Character for an activity....Read More
Ten thousand times per year, our eyes meet those of others finding their lives in the hands of complete strangers: ours. The reason for their common predicament varies from claimed independence (adventuring in the absence of their human companions) to victimization (human abuse,...Read More