If Responsibility is being held Accountable for one's actions, then what is Accountability?
"By doing what they said they would do, when, where, and how."
Trust is about an agreement that you made, in which you said what you would do, as you said you would do it, and when you would do it.
Agreements. Our world is put and held together by verbal agreements. A verbal agreement is what we said to someone that we would do, when, where, what, how; and they accepted. The offer and acceptance is what is called an "Agreement." An agreement that is put in to writing is called a "Contract." There are many different types of Contracts: Promissory Notes, Purchase Contracts, Sales Contracts, Real Estate Contracts, Mortgages, Indentures, Expressed, Implied, etc.
If you performed this agreement as you said you would, how you said you would, and when you said; the result is that you build trust that is based on credibility.
Trust is based on the fulfillment of Agreements made.
"People may forget what you said, but people will always remember what you did."
Credibility is defined in many dictionaries as:
"the quality of being trusted and believed in."
Credibility is the action based fuel for Trust, and it is what makes us be "Believable" or causes us to "Believe" in someone based on their actions.
"Would you trust someone that you know has lied causing you and others harm?
Credibility in its simplest form, is about being known for doing what you said you would do, how and when.
If Accountability were a coin, and on one side of the coin you have Trust; What do you think the other side of the coin would be?
I believe that the other side of that coin is "Doubt."
Let us examine "Doubt."
"What usually happens when you don’t do, what you said you were going to do, when you said you would do it?"
People start to doubt!
I have said many times that:
"Doubt is the quickest way to destroy a relationship."
How is Doubt created?
Here are some of the things that create Doubt:
What if there is One simple way to Get Rid of All Doubt?
and Fortunately there is....
What are the Reason(s) that someone would be hiding and concealing their actions?
(Not being Transparent.)
Because of Secrets: What kind of Secrets?
"All in the name of God?"
"If the persons deliberate intentions are good and honorable, then "Why" aren't they being Transparent?
What are they afraid off?
Are they afraid that they are knowingly doing something wrong, and you will find out?
Are they afraid of the Truth and the Consequences of the Truth?
Are they afraid that they are breaking moral, ethical and legal laws?
The Big Question:
"What has to happen to cause us to awaken to the Truth?"
The Answer is:
Pain is something we pretend that it happens to other people.
Until the day that it strikes us.
The aftermath of the 911 Twin Towers Destruction.
(Picture courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)
"It is unfortunate that sometimes, only a 'Massive Amount of Pain'
will Open our Hearts and Minds."
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