Saturday, February 28, 2015
Credibility = Integrity
This little pic made the rounds of Facebook this week. Locals know that our "huge" snowstorm turned out to be . . . a cold rain. With maybe a tiny bit of sleet mixed in. So people chuckled at this.
But -- it is a sad picture also, as are the similar ones I've seen of the same man, with other funny captions. Because, in the space of a couple of weeks, Brian Williams has gone from being a respected news anchor to being a laughingstock in the nation. All because he had a need to exaggerate details about his career - a career that was stellar and needed no embellishment.
The fact remains that without integrity, a person's credibility is deeply hurt, and his good reputation is lost. And it doesn't take much dishonesty for a person to lose credibility. Honesty is everything, in a person's career or in his personal relationships. I guess Brian Williams sees that more clearly now.