Trust is the essential ingredient for teams to work successfully in a virtual environment. Without it, work relationships suffer, communication breaks down, productivity slows, and engagement on the job all but disappears. Given lapses of time and physical distance in a virtual environment, maintaining trust and open channels of communication become even more critical. This session provides a context for how trust can erode and how it can be rebuilt. It offers solutions, strategies, and actions to keep trust as a top priority for virtual teams.