Out of the Box Coaching and
    Breakthroughs with the Enneagram, Mary R. Bast, Ph.D. 
    Copyright © 1999. All rights reserved. Revised: March 28, 2015
  

     
    Trust Inventory: Self-Assessment

Based in part on Jack R. Gibb's Trust: A New View of Personal and Organizational Development 

Effective partners in life and high-performance work teams work cooperatively are guided by shared goals, trust each other, give and receive feedback openly, and take risks/assert themselves with each other.

Below are behaviors that build or lessen trust.

1.  Help my partner/team-mates   __  __  __  __  __   Focus only on my own needs/goals
2.  Seek new ideas/information    __  __  __  __  __   Act on my own opinions
3.  Listen and play back what I hear   __  __  __  __  __   Focus on my own ideas/views
4.  Try to be above-board, direct   __  __  __  __  __   Be indirect, non-disclosing
5.  Tell the truth   __  __  __  __  __   Partial truths/what I think others want to hear
6.  Say what I'm thinking/feeling   __  __  __  __  __   Send mixed signals
7.  Accentuate the positive   __  __  __  __  __   Stress the negative
8.  Remain calm under stress   __  __  __  __  __   Explode or otherwise overreact
9.  Honor my agreements   __  __  __  __  __   Behave opportunistically
10. See people as individuals   __  __  __  __  __   Categorize/stereotype people
11. Show friendliness, compassion   __  __  __  __  __   Remain distant, aloof
12. Give specific, accurate feedback   __  __  __  __  __   Give evaluative feedback
13. Encourage/empower others   __  __  __  __  __   Insult, ridicule, diminish others