TrustMatters is an educational webinar series created in partnership between Trusted Advisor Associates and The Get Real Project, with a mission of sharing critical knowledge around the areas of trust and building stronger professional relationships.

TrustMatters offers a FREE, interactive webinar each quarter, featuring contemporary issues and learnings for organizations working to build deeper relations with clients and across internal teams.

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Upcoming Webinars

5 Keys to Recovering Lost Trust
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018
@12:00 PM to 12:45 PM EST

We all know the saying, “S— happens.” Sometimes things just don’t go well. It might even be your fault. The question is: Can you recover the trust you may have lost in the process?

The answer is yes, as long as you go about it the right way, which most of us don’t. Discover five keys to managing the recovery process in a way that doesn’t just restore previous trust levels, but potentially builds even more trust than you had before.

Getting Your Advice Heard & Taken: 

The Hidden Driver of Influence in Business

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
@12:00 PM to

12:45 PM EST

We all have some excellent insights and ideas, unique to our own professional experience, which would truly benefit our companies and clients… if they only listened!

Do your recommendations go on deaf ears? Do you notice the harder you push and sell, the LESS people engage? 

Join us as we dig into the psychology of influence and advice in a professional setting. We’ll walk through genuine tactics so those on the receiving end feel like it’s about them, not about you. You’ll walk away with a deeper understanding of how to better communicate with clients, managers, and co-workers.

How to Make a Different Kind of Sales Call
Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018
@12:00 PM to 12:45 PM EST

Everyone loves to buy; no one likes to be sold. That’s for good reason, because “selling” gets a deservedly bad rap.

The problem arises when there’s an expectation that you’ll not only do great work, but you’ll also generate more business.

Learn how one of the most powerful kinds of sales calls will eliminate the tension you naturally feel AND yield surprising results. This lively discussion will kick conventional sales wisdom to the curb while giving you immediate actions to take—and the motivation to take them.

Creating the Trust-Based Organization:
5 Ways to Improve Culture

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018
@12:00 PM to 12:45 PM EST

A strong, healthy organizational culture can breed success (Southwest Airlines, Patagonia, SquareSpace), while tainted ones can have detrimental effects (Wells Fargo, Uber, Hollywood).

One of the most critical foundations of a strong culture has always been TRUST. Strong levels of trust within an organization will also redound to external relationships, e.g. customers. The reverse is true as well: an organization with low internal trust will bleed out distrust to the outer world.

The big question is: How to create such an organization? The answer has more to do with interpersonal relationships and less to do with traditional change management than you might think.  We’ll provide five actionable ways to increase the organizational trust factor in your organization.

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#1 Understanding the Trust Equation and 12 Trust Tips – Webinar
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The pragmatic, field-oriented follow-on to the classic The Trusted Advisor. Green and Howe go deep into the how-to’s of trusted business relationships—loaded with stories, exercises, tips and tricks, and deeply practical advice.


TrustBasedSelling“Sales” and “Trust” rarely inhabit the same sentence. Customers fear being “sold” — they suspect sellers have only their own interests at heart. Is this a built-in conflict? Or can sellers serve buyers’ interests and their own as well? The solution is simple to state, hard to live—and totally worth the effort.



The Trusted AdvisorThis classic book explores the paradigm of trust through the filter of professional services. It is a blend of thought and practice, clear ideas and practical suggestions, and it has found a place on many professionals’ working bookshelves.