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Philadelphia, PA – January 20, 2013 — Kevin Kruse has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior. Trust Across America received hundreds of nominations from around the world and finalists were chosen after an extensive vetting and independent judging process. Other recipients of the award include Sir Richard Branson (CEO, Virgin Group), Howard Schultz (CEO, Starbucks), and bestselling authors Tom Peters, Stephen M.R. Covey, Jim Kouzes, Thomas Friedman, and Patrick Lencioni.
According to Barbara Kimmel, the Executive Director of Trust Across America, “The honorees are inspiring organizations to look more closely at their higher purpose…They understand that trust is an asset that can leverage real business gains. We congratulate all of these leaders whose work is shining a spotlight on the importance of trust and providing a roadmap for others to follow.”
“It’s great to receive this honor and to be in such esteemed company,” said Kevin Kruse. “I’m passionate about spreading the message that Trust is one of the top three drivers of employee engagement, and directly leads to better business results. It’s nice to get recognition for this kind of work.”
Kevin Kruse is a NY Times bestselling author, speaker and serial entrepreneur. His newest book, Employee Engagement 2.0 details the steps all managers and leaders can take to build trust and confidence on their own teams.