"Trust is absolutely essential for human survival and even for our ability to thrive." — Simon Sinek

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"Trust is absolutely essential for human survival and even for our ability to thrive." — Simon Sinek

"Trust is absolutely essential for human survival and even for our ability to thrive." — Simon Sinek

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Trust And Consequences

Our lives are fueled by trust: in our loved ones, our colleagues, our leaders. But how do we cultivate it, and restore if it's lost? In this episode, TED speakers explore our relationship with trust.

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How Does Trust Happen In Music?

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"[Trust is] the willingness to sacrifice for another human being." — Simon Sinek James David Duncan/Courtesy of TED hide caption

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How Do You Get Your Colleagues To Trust You?

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American in Paris Iiro Rantala

"If we don't trust in our own capacity, who should we trust in?" — Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou James Duncan Davidson/Courtesy of TED hide caption

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How Can You Restore Trust In Government?

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Instrumental Jose Gonzalez
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