Episode 55: The Value of Honesty

The 90th Percentile: An Unconventional Leadership Podcast

Published: November 24, 2021


When CEOs describe what they want most in the people they hire, they consistently talk about honesty and integrity.  Among the leadership competencies that we measure, honesty and integrity have consistently received high scores, putting them at the first or second position in comparison to everything else. In this episode, we’ll unravel the real harm of our seemingly insignificant lies and the advantages we can experience from communicating honestly.

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Additional Resources

The Value of Communication and Honesty– Forbes Article by Jack Zenger
Lying for Who We Are– Kevin Leavitt and David M. Sluss