Rachel Botsman is a leading expert and author on trust in the modern world. As the first Trust Fellow at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, she aims to challenge and change the way people think about trust and related topics such as power, influence, truth and beliefs. In her conversation with Bob, they talk about the under appreciated but fundamental role trust plays in where we end up in life. Stay tuned for the end of the podcast where Rachel comes to an interesting realization about her own work and the introduction of the idea of “trust inequity.”Rachel is the author of two groundbreaking books that have been translated into 12 languages. What’s Mine is Yours predicted the rise of the ‘sharing economy’ and Who Can You Trust? - an exploration of how technology is transforming trust. Her TED talks have been viewed more than 4 million times and she is the host of Trust Issues – a podcast that explores trust through the lenses of popular culture, politics, business and psychology.