Category Archives: Forgiveness

Lack of Self-Control Erodes Trust – 5 Ways to Bolster Trust and Self-Control

I lack self-control around donuts. Donuts are to me what kryptonite is to Superman. They render me weak, helpless, and virtually incapable of escaping their mesmerizing powers. Once I bite into the soft and fluffy baked goodness, all of my self-control goes … Continue reading

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Five Lessons From Lance Armstrong’s Failure

“I’ll spend the rest of my life trying to earn back trust and apologize to people.” Lance Armstrong made that statement to Oprah Winfrey in his public confession this week when he finally admitted to using illegal performance enhancing drugs. It’s the … Continue reading

Posted in Apology, Deception, Forgiveness, Honesty, Integrity, Leadership, Narcissism, Repairing Trust, Trust | 48 Comments

Lance Armstrong: It’s Not About the Bike – It’s About the Truth

If life was like a bicycle, Lance Armstrong’s suddenly has two flat tires. On the heels of being slapped with a lifetime ban from cycling and stripped of his seven Tour de France titles by the U.S. Anti Doping Agency … Continue reading

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If It’s Broken, Do You Fix It or Throw It Away?

When you have something that’s broken, do you fix it or throw it away? Many of the products we buy today, especially electronics, have become disposable commodities that are more cost-effective to replace than repair. Unfortunately, this same attitude has … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Trust Starts With Forgiveness

Suffering a betrayal of trust can be one of the most difficult and challenging times in your life. Depending on the severity of the offense, some people choose not to pursue recovery of the relationship. For those that do, the … Continue reading

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