Trust is not Binary

I read this post in Dan Rockwell’s Leadership Freak blog and it aggravated me.  

I agree with Bob that trust is given, not earned, but distrust is often earned.  Trust isn’t merely given, it is needed.  I have to trust.  I can’t function without it.  It’s a matter of how much.  Do I trust you enough?

Problem is, trust has no unit.  There is no measure.  So it feels binary, because the line is enough.  But different situations require different measures of trust. 
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