Honesty builds trust. Lying destroys it. When you lie to someone, even once, trust is replaced
Trust is built like a tower of stones, one stone at a time. But when a trusted person lies or breaks a promise it doesn’t just diminish the tower by removing the stones from the top,
IN TERMS OF TRUST, WHAT DO WE MEAN AND WHAT DO WE EXPECT FROM OUR LEADERS TODAY?
There’s a lot of loose talk lately about lying, falsehoods, and mistakes. All three significantly affect credibility, but what they say about
1.Tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, even if it’s not what others want to hear. 2. When you make a mistake, admit it and make amends. 3. Say what you mean and do what you say, even when its costly or inconvenient.
Honesty may not always pay, but lying always costs. Reputation, trust and credibility are assets no organization
Don’t settle for less. Love without trust is not really love.
No one should take any joy in seeing the undoing of a man’s life by the bad judgment of telling what seems to be little lies. Most people, even good people, lie at least occasionally. Sometimes, as in Brian Williams case, it is a seemingly harmless embellishment or exaggeration of a story (“I caught a fish THIS BIG”). Sometimes it’s …
12 TRUTHS ABOUT LYING. 1. Honesty may not always pay, but lying always costs. 2. Trust is a tower, built stone by stone, lies take stones from the bottom. 3. There is no security in secrecy; every undiscovered lie is a live landmine. 4. Lies breed a bodyguard of new lies to protect themselves. 5. Lies look very different to …
If you manage people, you need to remember that what you don’t know definitely can hurt you. Everyone says they have an open-door policy, but most employees believe no good comes to the bearer of bad news. Rightly or wrongly, they are likely to think there is a kill-the-messenger culture in your organization that gives them an excuse to