Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom. ~Thomas Jefferson
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.
I’ve never worked with a corporation that did not talk about the importance of trust as a critical component of a critical business asset – reputation. Yet I’ve worked with quite a few folks who failed to see the inevitable connection between outright lies and more subtle forms of deception and credibility, the basis of trust. Lots of people wend …