Ignoring my own nerdy addictions... on to today's podcast. Despite its title ("WorkLife with Adam Grant"), this episode is pertinent to everyone. The title is How Astronauts Build Trust. Early on, they give a few examples of where we rely on trust: agreeing to a friend's pick for a restaurant, letting someone else drive, picking your next job, flying in an airplane... you get the picture.
The main premise of this podcast is that the best way to build trust is by going through stress together. The host Adam Grant puts it this way:
"Stress doesn't just teach us about each other; it also forces us to be vulnerable together."