Simply tell the truth

Simply tell the truth

“To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable, we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.” ~Edward R. Murrow One of the leadership skills we teach is effective communication, and specifically persuasion and influence. Many clients come to...
How to ruin your credibility

How to ruin your credibility

“What upsets me is not that you lied to me, but that from now on I can no longer believe you.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche It seems harmless when we do it. How can one little lie hurt? You haven’t finished the report that was due to your colleague, and make up a reason as...
Are you arguing enough?

Are you arguing enough?

“Truth springs from argument amongst friends.” ~David Hume By now many of us have heard about Patrick Lencioni’s book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, and if you have, then you know that one of the key dysfunctions is a lack of conflict. That sounds...
Simply tell the truth

Simply tell the truth

“To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable, we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.” ~Edward R. Murrow One of the leadership skills we teach is effective communication, and specifically persuasion and influence. Many clients come to...