Ever wonder why the tradition of the handshake has proven so durable? Reputedly it began in Greece in the fifth century B.C.E. as a demonstration of trust – “Look, neither of us is carrying a weapon!” The simple handshake is an amazing trust generator.

Watch Digging Deeper as Dennis talks about the power of small gestures (like singing, exercising, or sharing a meal with others) as trust builders. We’d love to hear what strategies you’re using to build high-trust teams and successful negotiations. Please share with us in the comments below.

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