"The more win-win situations you can create in society, the richer and happier we become."

- Gert Tinggaard Svendsen

Join us as we take a deep dive into trust; its historical implications in Danish society, the economic impact, and how we can leverage trust moving forward with P.hD., speaker, and author, Gert Tinggaard Svendsen.

Episode Takeaways

  • Breaking down, “getting to Denmark” [02:40]

  • Why Denmark ranks number one in trust [03:28]

  • The influence of unwritten contracts in early trade [06:26]

  • Unwritten rules - trust in associations [08:15]

  • The hero of trust [09:38]

  • The impact of digitalization [12:06]

  • Getting into the circle of trust [15:00]

  • How to gain trust [21:05]

  • Trust and the welfare state [27:00]

  • The economic impact of trust [32:10]

  • The role of predictability [35:15]

  • The placement of trust [41:10]

  • Doubling down on trust [45:34]

  • Habits, routines or rituals to stay sharp [48:07]

  • Special event and mentors [49:35]

  • Something weird and motivators [52:35]

  • Dinner invites and book recommendations [55:22]

  • Lessons to and from Denmark, and closing comments [01:00:00]