Category Archives: Communication

Do You Value Honesty in the Workplace?

Are 91% of people liars because they do not feel comfortable in being completely honest with people about issues they see?

Steven Gaffney discusses the Value of Honesty in the Workplace Ernie Anastatos on Fox News in NYC. Are 91% of people liars because they do not feel comfortable in being completely honest with people about issues they see? Listen in on how rewarding honesty and why creating a safe environment will encourage open communication. Want […]

What would you do if…?

The Truth About Lies Part 2: Negative Nellies

Part 2 of “The Truth About Lies” series. Steven Gaffney shares tips to transform your organization and take it to the next level by helping leaders lead through change, avoid being blind-sided by issues, improve teamwork collaboration, build better relationships internally and externally, inspire people to have more open communication and get things done. Want […]

Teams Win Championships

The Truth About Lies Series: Episode 1

These next few weeks will be filled with tons of insight on how you can become a changed champion through my new mini-series “The Truth About Lies.” Do you want to learn how to accomplish so much more working together as a team? Watch this short video below and share it with your team! http://

“The Empowering Truth About Being Unhappy”

There is an innate human need for self-promotion, recognition and acknowledgement, and while we are the best promoters of ourselves, we have to remember to ask ourselves, “Where is this coming from?”

Many of us will only boast about our successes at work before we admit the challenges that we have to face to get there. There is an innate human need for self-promotion, recognition and acknowledgement, and while we are the best promoters of ourselves, we have to remember to ask ourselves, “Where is this coming […]

How Tom Brady Could Benefit from Proactive Honesty

Steven Gaffney weighs in regarding the allegations against Tom Brady, NFL player for the New England Patriots. In his short interview, he points out the fact that we live in a society that regularly distorts the truth.

We live in a society that regularly distorts the truth about others without any sufficient evidence of what is real or not. Such was the case with the Tom Brady “Deflategate” Controversy. Last week, I was invited to News Channel 8 to talk about Tom Brady, professional sports and proactive honesty. Proactive honesty means using […]

One Helpful Tip to Inspire and Motivate Others

Inspiring others to take action is easy when you know how to approach the situation. Watch this video to learn more about motivating others to change.

Motivating others to change can be a difficult task at times. You may bump up against people who are resistant to change, who are content where they are or who simply don’t see the benefit or value in making a move in another direction. Inspiring others to take action is easy when you know how to approach […]

Beware of These 5 Communication Myths

When it comes to dealing with problems or issues with others, we are likely to believe one or more myths of communication -- ideas that are touted as solutions, but that can actually result in more problems.

  Myth #1: Time Heals All Wounds The truth is, that time usually deepens wounds. If time really healed all wounds, people would not blame their behavior on their childhood and past events as they often do. In fact, time can deceive us into thinking that problems with others have been resolved, but all it […]

Create Moments of Honesty Every Day

Steven appeared on Good Day DC to talk about National Honesty Day and why honesty is important in our personal and professional lives.

Last week I was invited to appear on Good Day DC to celebrate National Honesty Day. We had a great conversation about honesty and the impact it has on both personal and professional relationships.

National Honesty Day, April 30th

National Honesty Day is a great reminder to tell the truth, but it also forces us to confront the unpleasant truth about ourselves. Are you as honest as you think?

National Honesty Day brings us a healthy reminder to examine your current level of honesty. This holiday challenges people to evaluate just how honest they are. Lying is not just about making false statements. It also encompasses everything that is conveniently left out, avoided or withheld. In my nearly 20 years’ experience advising top government […]