Confucius said: “The ancients were reluctant to speak, fearing disgrace if their actions didn’t match their words.” (1)
Oh for the good old days when everyone’s word was their bond and people only opened their mouths after carefully considering what they were going to say!
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Confucius said: “I wouldn’t know what to do with someone whose word cannot be trusted. How would you drive a wagon without a yoke or a chariot without a crossbar?”
Trust is the key to all human relationships. It’s the thread that holds families, communities, and society together. It’s also the reason why we buy particular products, remain loyal to particular brands, vote for particular parties, and work for particular organizations. Continue reading Leadership lessons from Confucius: on trust