Being on top

A merchant, a staunch pillar of society, wanted to protect his daughter from shame. When he realised she had become a ripe and succulent apple, ready for plucking, he took her aside one day and said, »My daughter, wicked and slippery are the ways of men in this world, and you must exercise the greatest care if you are not to bring disgrace on yourself and your family.« Now that he had his daughter’s attention, he continued, »Men are after only one thing, are exceedingly devious, and will stop at…

The Speed of Trust: The one thing that changes everything by Stephen M. R. Covey

Trust Covey
What is trust? Is it tangible, can you put a price on trust? Mr. Stephen M. R. Covey says trust has a big impact on cost, on price and the speed of how fast you can get things done. And I agree. You trust your friend, co-workers and family members (the ones you do), because you know them, they have proven they are responsible, they get things done if you ask them to, and they are accountable for their actions even if they make mistakes. On the other hand you have…