How to Build Trust: The Emotional Bank Account

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In The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey talks about a concept called “The Emotional Bank Account” that I have found to be a great framework to describing how to build successful trusting relationships.

The Emotional Bank Account is a metaphor used to describe the amount of trust that’s built up in a relationship.  It’s the feeling of safety that you have with another human being.

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