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?
Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom. ~Thomas Jefferson
NEW FEATURE. – This is a new feature for the WWM website consisting of journal-type entries of personal reflections of Michael Josephson.
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.
A teenager wants to go to a party, but she’s sure her mom won’t let her. So she and her friend concoct a false cover story. What’s the big deal? Most kids lie to their parents from time to time, and their parents probably lied to their parents. Despite rhetoric about virtue being its own reward, a great many adults …
Honesty may not always pay, but lying always costs. Reputation, trust and credibility are assets no organization
Everyone seems to understand the importance of trust. No one seems to doubt the vital role that it plays in personal relationships, business and politics. We want to trust the people in our lives and we want them to trust us. Trust is so hard to earn and so easy to lose. So why do so many trust seekers resort …
Don’t settle for less. Love without trust is not really love.
What do you think? In today’s society, does a person have to lie or cheat at least occasionally to succeed? The question isn’t whether occasional liars and cheats sometimes get away with dishonesty; we all have to agree with this. The question is whether you believe people can succeed if they are not willing to lie or cheat. Those who …
Everyone seems to understand the importance of trust. No one seems to doubt the vital role that it plays in personal relationships, business, and politics. We want to trust the people in our lives and we want them to trust us.