S2Ep9: Honesty and Building Trust


In today's world, it can feel like honesty is an increasingly rare trait to come by. In order to build a better world, we need more trust in one another, which means we have to be honest. In today's episode, you will hear some important ground rules for being honest. From sharing your perspective to admitting when you are wrong, there are many things you can do to be an honest, genuine person. While it might not always be easy to be honest, it is always the right thing to do.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Even though it often seems like honesty is the last resort, it should be the first place we go.

  • Tell the truth as you know it from your perspective, in your own words.

  • If you don’t know something, say you don't know it.

  • Admit you are wrong when you are, and move on!

  • No one person or group is ever fully right; it's your job to be fair.

  • Truth is subjective and is framed by our perspectives.

  • Be genuine and earnest, and people will respect you.

  • Honesty is always your best defense!

Tweetables:

“Undestanding the perspective, the 'why,’ is where honesty is detected, where character and trust is built.” — @baharansarilaw [0:02:12]


“Not everything is true, but there's some truth in everything.” — @baharansarilaw [0:04:43]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

2nd.Law

Bahar Ansari on LinkedIn

Bahar Ansari on Instagram

Bahar Ansari on Twitter

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