What profession do you think has the most ultimate trusted advisors per capita? Consultants? Doctors? Financial planners? I now know where my vote goes. PICU nurses. A Child in Intensive Care I spent the first ten days of 2011 coming from and going to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). Our six-year old niece “Abigail” […]
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About Sarah Agan
Sarah Agan is the Director of Organizational Performance at Corner Alliance, a Washington, DC-based consulting firm. Read more about Sarah at http://www.corneralliance.com/people.php
Entries by Sarah Agan
Lessons in trust-based selling from an unusual source, a Turkish rug dealer.
Recent Blog Posts
- Trusted Transactions, or Trusted Relationships?June 11, 2018 - 8:58 am
All the surveys say we’re in a crisis of trust. But which crisis? Is it one of morality, or of social engineering. We need both solutions, not either/or.
- The Reverse Elevator Speech: Disaster and RecoveryJune 4, 2018 - 6:01 am
Trust requires that someone take a risk. Perversely, that means the avoidance of risk is tantamount to preventing trust. One of the hardest things to do is to recognize this need in the face of mundane, everyday interactions, where it always seems that taking a risk is inappropriate. So rather than give a mundane business […]