About the BookMaking Trust Happen! is an impactful book written for facilitators. Authors Dr. Jerome S. Paige and Dr. Cynthia O. Pace share their views on trust's ineffability by illustrating how trust co-appears with self-trusting, trustworthiness, trust relationships, and trust structures. We can make trust happen! And when trust happens, the relationships among team members are strengthened, second-guessing is eliminated, and organizational life is easier and more productive.
Book SynopsisMaking Trust Happen! is an impactful book written for facilitators. Authors Dr. Jerome S. Paige and Dr. Cynthia O. Pace share their views on trust's ineffability by illustrating how trust co-appears with self-trusting, trustworthiness, trust relationships, and trust structures. We can make trust happen! And when trust happens, the relationships among team members are strengthened, second-guessing is eliminated, and organizational life is easier and more productive. When trust happens, ease of being is created. So, how do we make trust happen and create that ease of being? Throughout the book, the authors contemplate this question as they: -Find that trust has an ineffable quality. You-know- it-when-you-see-it or don't-see-it.
About the AuthorDR. JEROME S. PAIGE is an economics, business, and organizational consultant, with over 40 years of experience in higher education, public sector, and non-profit organizations. He holds a master's and a doctorate in economics from the American University and a B.A. degree in economics from Howard University. He is the principal in his firm, Jerome S. Paige & Associates, LLC. Dr. Paige is a Five Behaviors Authorized Partner(R) and a DiSC(R) Certified Trainer. He is also a trained meditation instructor in the tradition of iRest(R) (Integrative Restoration) and offers meditation workshops. Jerome S. Paige & Associates provides organizational consulting services in strategic planning, business development, performance measurement & management, and change management. We assist them in demonstrating how they create and deliver value. Since we bring a fresh perspective to organizational performance, we provide leaders and managers with clear and easily graspable concepts to apply to ensure their organizations are mission-driven, opportunity-seeking, outcomes-based, and results-oriented. A key focus of our organizational consulting work is around the four elements of trust -- mind states, behaviors, relationships, and structures. Why? Fast-moving and change-focused organizations do not have time for second-guessing, and since trust helps eliminate second-guessing, it becomes for us the glue that holds an organization together. Thus, the importance of Wiley's The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team in our work. We approach trust as if it's an inherent quality. Trust Happens! when its dimensions align, and we help organizations attain that alignment. Dr. Cynthia O. Pace is the Founder and Senior Partner of PACE-MAKER, LLC, Chair of the Mid Atlantic Facilitators Network, and former U.S. Director of the International Association of Facilitators. She is also a certified professional facilitator endorsed by the International Association of Facilitation(TM) (CPF), an author, keynote speaker, team, and group facilitator. Clients engage her and the PACE-MAKER Associates when they want their organization and employees to embrace a culture of trust and personal responsibility, turning an irregular organizational heartbeat into a drumbeat-a jungle into a garden. Her leadership/group facilitation practice and events electrify the organization's pulse by uncovering the intrinsic wiring of the organization from top to bottom. She has declared war on meetings, retreats, and business sessions that produce less than optimal results, turning business boredom into meeting magic. Unlike most, she offers the client the opportunity to experience in real-time memor-able, penetrat-able, and remark-able leadership. She is internationally known for her dynamic presentations and creative project management. She tells it like it is. Her clients describe her as energizing, fun-filled, and enlightened.