“The five most important letters in business are T-R-U-S-T. Dave's advice is worth its weight in gold.”
Author of #1 New York Times bestseller Swim With the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive
“In all my years of coaching, I learned that leadership starts with trust. David Horsager has a winning formula in this book.”
Sportscaster and Hall of Fame Football Coach
“The pillars of trust that Horsager outlines in this book were integral in helping our organization lay a foundation for a culture change.”
President of Executive Women International
“Incredibly vital message for today!”
"Trust is the most important fundamental between leaders and among people. It is the cornerstone for building lasting relationships and growing successful business enterprises. This book shows you exactly how to build the 8 Pillars of Trust and how to apply them for maximum effectiveness."
Dr. Nido Qubein, Chairman
Chairman, Great Harvest Bread Co.
President, High Point University
"I wholeheartedly support the lessons that David outlines in The Trust Edge. I am a big believer in authenticity. The more people get to know and see the real person, the more likely they are to extend their trust."
President and CEO, Caribou Coffee Company
"Gripping and insightful! Anyone wanting to take his or her leadership to the next level must read this book! It will become THE AUTHORITIVE GUIDE on building Trust!"
"This book is great for the soul-- not to mention business. Horsager's 8 Pillars of Trust supply the nourishment we need to be successful in life and business. It's a book to read and reread to keep us fortified."
CEO, Better Business Bureau
"A breach of confidence in the aviation industry can have a catastrophic outcome. Horsager’s book provides practical application of critical trust principles in a manner that will enhance the business relationships and bottom line in any industry."
Airport Director, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
"David is right on the money. Trust is the lubricant of high-performing working relationships. The Trust Edge provides a comprehensive behavioral blueprint to integrate the 8 essential Pillars of Trust into your organization. This is a must read book for organizational leaders and their supervisors."
Larry Cole, Ph.D.
Author of People-$mart Leaders
"David Horsager's book, The Trust Edge, is a powerful resource for leaders. As I read it, I kept thinking: ‘We need to do this! This would make us more effective!’ This well-written, well-conceived, well-documented book demonstrates the importance of trust. Horsager’s practical tips and illustrations will help any organization increase its effectiveness if it is willing to build on the foundational pillars he describes. The Trust Edge will pay dividends for smart companies!"
President, Bethel University
"I found The Trust Edge to be tangible, extremely practical, and relevant. I will personally hand this out to every leader in my organization."
Operating Partner, Keller Williams Integrity
"David Horsager gets it right when he says, "Trust is not a soft skill. It is a measurable competency that affects outcomes more than anything else." You simply cannot put a price on the kind of trust Horsager talks about. Trust is our competitive advantage."
CEO, Earth Security Electronics
"At a time when our confidence in political, economical, and social institutions is at its lowest level in recent history, David Horsager shows us the path to rebuilding both trust and success."