BREAKING NEWS! - A Politician Is Honest!

By Jatinder Singh, Associate Partner, Lighthouse International

Would you ever trust someone who wasn’t honest? What impact would it have on your relationship with them if you didn’t feel that they were telling the truth?

Being honest and candid about our mistakes and experiences, especially when we have behaved undesirably, can actually lead to greater trust. In a powerful example of this, James Cleverley, the UK MP for Braintree, Essex spoke on a radio talk show recently where, when asked if he had taken drugs, he said:

"I had a little dabble with marijuana."