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COMMENTARY: Truth Matters. Trustworthiness Matters.

Truth matters and its your moral responsibility to find it. Trustworthiness matters and its your moral duty to insist on it. Never in my lifetime has truth been more important or more illusive. Though hard to find, within every mountain of careless claims, unsubstantiated assertions, fallacious reasoning and outright lies there are true facts and credible sources. It is your … Read More The post COMMENTARY: Truth Matters. Trustworthiness Matters. appeared first on What Will Matter.

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No Little Lies

Where trust is important, there are NO LITTLE LIES. Lies, however small they seem, are like germs. Without the antibody of trust they cause infections that kill credibility. – Michael Josephson See more rules about trust at https://lnkd.in/g6NvKPV The post No Little Lies appeared first on What Will Matter.

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A Lie is A Lie…

A lie is a lie even if your fingers are crossed. BE HONEST. EARN TRUST. The post A Lie is A Lie… appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Honesty builds trust

Honesty builds trust. Lying destroys it. When you lie to someone, even once, trust is replaced by suspicion and the question: “What else have you lied to me about?” Read more about the importance of telling the truth here: http://whatwillmatter.com/2016/06/commentary-832-2-the-truth-about-trust/ The post Honesty builds trust appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Greatest Ever Quotes on Truth, Trust & Credibility

Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom. ~Thomas Jefferson Honesty doesn’t always pay, but dishonesty always costs. ~Michael Josephson Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man. – Richard Whately Alternative facts are not facts, they’re falsehoods. ~Chuck Todd, 2017 January 22nd, to Kellyanne Conway, Meet the … Read More The post Greatest Ever Quotes on Truth, Trust & Credibility appeared first on What Will Matter.

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CREDIBILITY: Falsehoods, Mistakes & Lies

There’s a lot of loose talk lately about lying, falsehoods, and mistakes. All three significantly affect credibility, but what they say about the character and competence of the person conveying untrue information is very different. And that difference should make a difference in how we treat future statements. Falsehood. A falsehood is any statement that is not in actual, objective … Read More The post CREDIBILITY: Falsehoods, Mistakes & Lies appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY: The Seven Cs of Character

As you consider your goals for the New Year, I hope you’ll think about working on your character. No, you’re not too old and I don’t mean to imply you’re a bad person. As I’ve said often, “you don’t have to be sick to get better.” In fact, it’s a lot easier to make a good person better than a … Read More The post COMMENTARY: The Seven Cs of Character appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY: Trust Is More Important Than Truth

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A study titled “Parenting by Lying” reveals that most parents lie to their children, even though they tell their kids lying is wrong. The parents surveyed said they didn’t feel guilty because their lies were intended to accomplish legitimate parental goals such as getting a child to stop crying or protecting a child from feeling bad or sad. Reviewing the … Read More The post COMMENTARY: Trust Is More Important Than Truth appeared first on What Will Matter.

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POSTER QUOTE: 7 Truths About Effective Communication by Michael Josephson

Earn Trust – be honest; don’t exaggerate, distort or deceive. Really Listen – you can’t change another’s opinion until you truly understand it. Be Open – if you want to change another’s mind, show yours is open; be willing to make the first concession. Show Respect for the opinion you want to change and the person who owns it – … Read More

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POSTER QUOTE: Recipe for Trust by 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. 4. Put honor above gain.  -Michael Josephson  

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