Personal Accountability – Why You Need More of It, Now

by Andrea Blundell Often feel a letdown, no matter how hard you try? Or has someone insinuated you need to ‘grow up’ a bit? Sounds like it’s time for some personal accountability. What is personal accountability? Relax. Personal accountability isn’t about being organised all the time, perfect, or an overachiever. It simply means you choose … [Read Entire Story]

The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything

Stephen M.R. Covey shows how trust—and the speed at which it is established with clients and, employees—is essential to a successful organization.With nearly 750,000 copies in print, this instant classic shows that establishing trust is “the one thing that changes everything” (Marcus Buckingham, coauthor of Now, Discover Your Strengths) in both business and life. Trust, [More About This Book]

Do you inspire trust?

A positive relationship requires mutual trust. Without trust, spouses, diplomats, friends and co-workers, neighbours and others cannot build an enjoyable relationship. Sadly, many people think that they have a great relationship as long as “they can get away with it”, rather than ensuring they are trustworthy. That is called lowest-denominator thinking. I suppose it is survivalist; if surviving is your reason for living, that’s just grand. Children trust their parents just to survive. But what if you want more out of life than just surviving? Many divorces – not all, of course – boil down to one partner or both devaluing trust. War is usually the result of one or more countries or leaders failing to ensure they are … [Read Entire Story]