Hattie Elliot on How Optimism Builds Relationship Trust

In Chapter 3 of 15 in her 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, entrepreneur Hattie Elliot answers "How Do You Establish Trust When Building Relationships?" Elliot shares her optimistic philosophy on believing others are good people and trustworthy until they prove you wrong. She finds that while the approach may not always work, the optimism she brings into relationships has helped her build a business around relationships and develop trusting friendships she builds over time.

Hattie Grace Elliot is the founder and CEO of The Grace List, a social networking company that creates destination events and experiences to forge lasting personal and professional connections across its young professional members. Elliot graduated from the University of Cape Town in South Africa, where she studied economics, philosophy, and politics.