Honesty is NOT the Best Policy Unless…

by  Susan Mazza  |  Leadership Development

honestyFew would argue with the importance of open and honest communication in healthy relationships.

Except being honest doesn’t always go so well. It is easy to be honest when you have something nice or positive to say. Yet when honesty involves delivering a potentially hard to hear communication, many of us experience some degree of stress when either delivering or receiving it.

This doesn’t mean that honesty is not a good policy. It’s just that honesty alone is not enough to ensure honesty is always the best policy. The key is to focus on being straight vs. honest.

Use this 3 C’s “test” to determine if your communication is going to be straight. Read More

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Articles By susan-mazza
Susan Mazza works with leaders and their organizations to transform their performance from solid to exceptional as a business consultant, leadership coach and motivational speaker. CEO of Clarus-WORKS, Founder/Author of Random Acts of Leadership™, and Co-Author of The Character-Based Leader, Susan was named one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders by Trust Across America in 2013.  »  View Profile

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