Archive for the ‘honesty’ Category
When obscurity pollutes someone’s communication, it’s often because the author’s goal is to impress and not to inform. The low road to impressing an audience is to make them feel inferior, by using words they won’t understand.
– Brian Fugere, Chelsea Hardaway, and Jon Warshawsky
Why Business People Speak Like Idiots: A Bullfighter’s Guide
Lord, by our example, may we encourage others in our organizations to keep an eye toward you all seven days of the week
I was a “silo Catholic,” you could say. Jesus was the man of Sunday, and I was the man the other six days of the week. There’s so much of this. I’m the last one to throw a stone at anyone, and so what I’m trying to do is share this journey with people.
I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an ‘honest man.’
– George Washington
Lord, let me remember again that those I encounter may simply be at a different crossroad in their journey than I am
I used to think I knew everything. I was a ’smart person’ who ‘got things done,’ and because of that, the higher I climbed, the more I could look down and scoff at what seemed silly or simple, even religion. But I realized something as I drove home that night: that I am neither better nor smarter, only luckier. And I should be ashamed of thinking I knew everything, because you can know the whole world and still be lost in it.
– Mitch Albom
Have a Little Faith
There is a big difference between an image and a reputation. An image is usually short term and can be an illusion. Public images are often fabricated and untrue. A reputation is what you actually are (both good and bad) and is built on a foundation of truth.
– Mike Paul, Top Ten Reputation Management Tips for 2009 from
Reputation Doctor blog
Dealing with change ultimately makes you confront one thing: Dishonesty. And dishonesty- -intellectual dishonesty, decision making dishonesty, not-willing-to-face-the-music dishonesty–is the greatest enemy that a company can have. We disguise it as waiting to get more information or looking for more input.
– Seth Godin
Small is the New Big