Profile: Jake Ruetz

Jake describes how working with Dr. Jeff wasn’t being told what to do but “rather, stepping into what you already know to be true”.

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Strengths Activation Podcast

This week I was featured on the Strengths Activation Show, a weekly podcast hosted by Jason Baffrey and Rhonda Knight Boyle. Click on the image above to watch the show, recorded on Facebook Live! “Featured is Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, Jeff Williamson. Jeff has been instrumental in launching strengths and talent development throughout Olivet Nazarene […]

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Who Can I Trust?

How do I know I can trust you? Who can I trust? How do I identify whether trust is a big risk or not? Excellent questions that probably all of us have asked ourselves at some point when facing a new situation or opportunity. Hurley (2006) suggests that feeling a sense of security, having shared […]

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Key Factors That Impact Trust

In my last blog on trust we considered an excellent question raised by a young professional who is in her 20’s. She raised a good question: How do we build trust in an environment that seems to have a lot of turnover? In that article, I referenced 3 key questions to consider, drawn from Hurley’s […]

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Trust pt. 2

Who can I trust with all this turnover? After my last blog on most of us having trust issues, I was talking to a young professional, in her 20’s about the idea of trust. She raised a terrific question: How do we build trust in an environment that seems to have a lot of turnover? […]

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We Have Trust Issues

If you haven’t noticed recently, there seem to be some issues in the business world and our culture with trust. It can surface in a lot of places, including communities, corporations, politics, and government. It can also play out in the day-to-day of our own workplaces with supervisors, peers, and friends. Regardless of how you […]

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You Are a Brand

YOU ARE A BRAND! For the last five years, I’ve taught an undergraduate course at the university near where I live. The course is called Fundamentals of Fundraising, and is offered in the School of Business, as a part of the Business/Non-Profit Management track. I think most of the students would tell you (after taking […]

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