Trust exists in multiple dimensions and perceptions. Making judicious choices on where to place trust boundaries protects your personal and professional life and emotional well-being. This article discusses how project practitioners can build trust with stakeholders. It begins by explaining how to evaluate the boundaries of personal versus professional trust. Then it looks at how ethics, personal issues and romantic relationships affect trust boundaries. In addition, the article describes strategies that will help you consciously and actively facilitate building trust. It also identifies factors of an alternate style of communication method to attain and sustain trust in a new project sponsor, for example. It then explains how this method works with a project launch.