Honesty, Openness and Trustworthiness are building blocks that opens up a world of opportunities for us to grow our lives ……….
Being honest is the ability to tell the truth day after day. Not just when it is easy. But, when it is difficult as well. Honesty is also closely associated with character and integrity. It could be complex though. Imagine, living an honest life is the prospect of facing the consequences of our actions.
Openness breaks down barriers and builds trust at the same time. Openness is our attitude or opinion, as in receptivity to ideas, behaviors, cultures, people, environment and so forth. Ii is linked with our degree of acceptance, broad-mindedness, impartiality, responsiveness, tolerance and understanding.
Trust is the feel that a person is reliable, will not fabricate lies, cheat or steal from us. Someone we can count on to do something important, will not shirk from duties as he or she promised. Who takes a personal pride in whatever he or she does. In a nutshell, we are confident in our expectation that, the person will walk the talk and deliver what he or she has pledged to do. With the absence of trust present in all our daily engagement or business activities and so forth, consequently, this will lead us to live with doubt, suspicion and fear – the fear of something negative may happen. Don’t you think this is unhealthy living?
Being honest, open and having the ability to secure trust are important. Say, if we want to engage in a positive relationship – personal relationship or business dealing with others. Without these building blocks in place, relationships can tumble or become dysfunctional. Because these building blocks is the backbone of any effort we set out to do and achieve results.
I believe people will admire or appreciate and choose to associate with those who have qualities such as; Honesty, Openness and Trustworthiness. They earn a greater sense of respect from us. You see, you can change the image you have of yourself. If you quit making excuses. Put these building blocks in place and work on it ………. If you feel good, do more of it. Honesty, Openness and Trustworthiness transmits very strong positive vibrations that will strengthen or reinforced our connection with others. At the same time, empowering us being more ………