“Be firm, but not rigid. Be honest, but not unkind. Expect improvement, but not perfection.
A GOOD LIFE IS A JOURNEY NOT A DESTINATION. I’m humbled to know I’m not all that I can be or All that I ought to be. But I’m proud that I’m better than I used to be and not as good as I will be. Michael Josephson
In business and in our personal lives we seek people we can trust. Dishonesty, particularly lying, is the most prominent way to prevent or destroy trust. Here are 12 don’t-forget rules about lying:
I. Don’t sell yourself short. Your value is measured by your values, not by your rank or status;
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.
Reputation, trust and credibility are assets no organization can afford to lose and the surest way to lose them is to lie. Honesty may not always pay, but lying always costs.