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There’s a vicious fight inside me (by Jason Jennings)

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This article is an excerpt from bestselling author Jason Jennings’ latest book called The High Speed Company: Creating Urgency and Growth in a Nanosecond Culture. Jason immediatly agreed to contribute to the Road to Honesty for kids campaign. Discover this great inspiring story. ———————————— Every summer members of the Keweenaw …

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The Inversion of Influence (by Tonia Ries)

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This year’s Edelman Trust Barometer introduces a new model of influence designed to build trust and, through that trust, to bridge the divide between those with influence and those with authority. Historically, influence and authority went hand-in-hand. People with authority had better access to information. They were the informed public, …

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The Death of Honesty (by William Damon)

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William Damon, one of the world’s leading scholars of human development, contributed this deep article along side the following words: “Truth-telling is necessary for a life of character, integrity, and self-respect. It is the bond that holds human relations together. Yet a commitment to honesty is often neglected in pursuit …

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Honesty is its Own Reward (by Jason Greenblatt)

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An online news magazine told a moving “honesty story”. The story is of 52 year old California man Joe Cornell with “nothing to his name” who, nonetheless, when coming across $125,000 that was not his own, made the decision to return the money rather than take it. He was watering trees …

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Arianna Huffington, one of my On the Road To Honesty Angels

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I reached out to Arianna after I participated in her “Thrive” course on Oprah Ocourse. Through her powerful story, it was obvious to me that something changed deep inside her, and she moved dramatically in a new direction after her accident. It became clear to me that one of the …

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15 lies we tell ourselves (by Marshall Goldsmith)

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As an executive coach who has helped successful leaders for more than 35 years, I believe firmly in the value of honesty, especially with ourselves. Telling the truth to ourselves, about ourselves, is an important first step in changing our behavior for the better. If we can’t take stock of …

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Why We Suck At Spotting Liars (by Carol Kinsey Goman)

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Dianna Booher could have begun her insightful book (“What More Can I Say?”) with an example of the positive application of her nine principles of persuasive communication. But, instead, she tells the story of how some of these same persuasive strategies were used to by two con artists — and …

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