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Integrity

Brand Integrity: Where's the Beef

Liz Wainger | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Liz Wainger

From The Washington Post to the Patriot Ledger of Quincy, Mass., newspapers and digital outlets have peppered the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic this week...

I Love My Husband, But Here's Why I Want to Cheat

Elloa Atkinson | Posted 10.13.2014 | Weddings
Elloa Atkinson

My commitment to honesty means that I share the secrets and dark thoughts that would otherwise quietly eat away at my sense of self-trust and integrity. Today, my secret is this: I love my husband, but I often want to cheat.

The Truth Is Not Out There: 7 Steps for Clearing Truthaches

Tamika Schilbe | Posted 10.09.2014 | Women
Tamika Schilbe

A truthache is something we hide or avoid that hurts us. The ache is the symptom we get from not being totally honest. Truth archaeology is the practice of digging into our truthaches to gain more clarity, confidence and purposefulness in our lives. It's about delving into dark places compassionately and purposefully.

Finding Out Whom to Trust When You Do Business Together

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 10.03.2014 | Business
Gini Graham Scott

I began thinking about the importance of knowing whom to trust in doing business together when I experienced two major breaches, one as a customer seeking services and another when I was providing services myself.

Bottom of the Ninth for 'The Right Way'

Richard French | Posted 09.22.2014 | Sports
Richard French

I've never met Derek Jeter but having watched his entire career I'm willing to bet that if asked how he feels about being a role model to so many fans, he would say he was just doing his job the best way he knew how.

A Different Take on Integrity

Michael Neill | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

If you don't know what you're talking about, stop talking. In the silence that ensues, you just might hear something real, beautiful, and true.

Increase Confidence by Embracing Your Strengths

Andrea Pennington, M.D. | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Pennington, M.D.

Your assignment is to identify your top five strengths. Next you will utilize two of your strengths in ways you have not done before daily for a two-week period. And, imagine the benefits they would enjoy if they utilized these strengths.

The Dangerous Pursuit of Happiness

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Committed to living in integrity where what we value is integrated into the actions we undertake.

Trust to Be Trusted

Mark Coleman | Posted 09.03.2014 | Impact
Mark Coleman

Friendliness and trust are linked, but also very different. In relationships that matter, trust masked as friendliness is fleeting and false, much like receiving an award you do not deserve or did not earn.

Grit and Integrity

Sarah Walton | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Walton

I encourage you, and all of us, to make promises that we know are in our best interest. To be on time, to be where we say we're going to be...to show up for life. Because when we show up, the world inevitably meets us half way. And more often than not, it even produces magic.

Honesty Still Exists, Even at the Auto Shop

Michelle Kennedy | Posted 09.28.2014 | Comedy
Michelle Kennedy

Things I generally lie about are: my weight on my driver's license and how long it will take for me to get somewhere when I am already late. For some reason, even when I know I need another thirty minutes, I say it will only take fifteen.

Authenticity Offers Its Own Beauty

John Friedman | Posted 09.27.2014 | Business
John Friedman

Authenticity is what turns a pretty picture into a priceless work of art. Likewise it is what people look for -- or should -- in their personal relationships. I believe this holds true for our relationships with businesses as well.

Why Apologies Matter and How to Make Them Meaningful

Gina DeLapa | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
Gina DeLapa

Show me a leader who can't offer a decent apology, and I'll show you a leader who will ultimately have no followers. And to quote my mother's favorite adage, "To be a leader, you must attract followers.

How Do You Want to Show Up in Life?

Michael Feeley | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Michael Feeley

How important are your business relationships to you? Think about your mechanic, banker, website designer, hair stylist, gardener, personal shopper or real estate agent. Why do you count on them?

How Do You Know When Something Is Worth Fighting For?

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

To sum up, whether you live in the United States, Rwanda, Nigeria, or anywhere else, our journey as humans is universal: A large part of our success and happiness rest on the battles we choose to fight. The bravest and smartest among us decide what's worth fighting for.

Without Integrity, Nothing Works?

Tony Smith | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Tony Smith

Without integrity, nothing really, fully, works. The many costs of ignoring it, or taking it for granted.... are too steep and too persistent to continue.

Owning No

Joanne Heyman | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
Joanne Heyman

Saying "no" does not make you look weak-willed; it does not make you seem unappreciative. In fact, we are rethinking the negativity bias entirely.

What to Do When My Child Lies? 13 Ways to Respond, Prevent, and Strengthen Honest Communication

Miriam Mason Martineau | Posted 08.02.2014 | Parents
Miriam Mason Martineau

When parents discover their children are lying to them, they are usually filled with keen dismay, sometimes incredulity, puzzlement or anger, and underneath it all, always, in my experience, with sadness.

Why You're Still Fat

Maureen Anderson | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

One evening several years ago I gave up alcohol on a whim. I'd never been much of a drinker, and I was sipping at a margarita at a wedding reception when it hit me: "This feels unnecessary." I didn't like the taste of alcohol, and it never made me feel better -- only worse. So I quit.

'Integrity Day' -- September 24, 2014

Laura Mola | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion
Laura Mola

Birthdays are times for gifts. For John-Roger, a #1 NY Times best selling author, his birthday is always a give back time, a thank you time. He giv...

I Quit (and Why It's a Good Thing)

Peggy Nolan | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Peggy Nolan

I have a good career in Information Technology, I earn six figures, I received a really nice bonus six weeks ago (I mean, really nice) and here I am, busting my butt for an online business that I don't have the passion or desire to do. So... I quit.

What Worries Me Most As A Teen Journalist

Hannah Loesch | Posted 07.21.2014 | Teen
Hannah Loesch

What would a world be like where people used tweets, and only tweets, as their morning news? This could be our reality sooner than we think -- because if you think about it, that's how it is for a lot of people already.

Win Clean: How You Win Matters!

Scott Mercier | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Scott Mercier

Does it matter how you win? The answer, to me, is a resounding, "yes." Grace, humility, integrity and gasp, even honesty, are important elements in winning. I would even say they are integral components of winning, and that "winning" without them actually losing.

Kent State - 41 Years Later. "Make a Difference"

Robert J. Gage | Posted 07.04.2014 | College
Robert J. Gage

The following is a speech recently delivered by Robert Gage to student leaders at the Kent State University College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished S...

Own Self-Care: It's Simple -- And Essential

Joanne Heyman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Joanne Heyman

Integrity is, at its core, being honest and authentic. While there's certainly value in the search for "work-life balance," what may be more productive is finding a healthy sense of integration among the different facets of our lives.