Have you ever considered the cost of trust and the lack thereof?
Ronald Reagan was fond of saying, ‘Trust and verify’. As the operator and owner of an electronic security company, I make my living by providing verification and the peace of mind associated with it. One is foolish to fully trust a stranger and ultra taxing to constantly using finite resources to verify. Maintaining balance and appropiate attention takes wisdom.
Nonetheless, no risk, no reward! If you give one person a lot of rope, they make something useful of it. Another person, they hang themselves with it. Go figure. Some will, some won’t. So what are you going to do today to be a leader and winner?