Dec 6, 2019 in Reputation
My Reputation is Fine, Really, or Is It
Reputation difficulty or crisis is not easy to admit to ourselves yet comfortable denial is not always safe.
How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
We see it in the news on a regular basis - individuals in a reputation crisis, both personally and professionally. It happens nationally and locally. We also might occasionally see people not in the news but in our lives - family, friends, coworkers, etc. also in crisis. Yet do most people respond in a successful manner?
Reputation difficulty or crisis is not easy to admit to ourselves yet comfortable denial is not always intelligent, wise, protective or corrective of problems.
Yet that comfortable denial - or anxiety leading to analysis paralysis - is not decision making, whether conscious or subconscious that is helpful in the vast majority of situations. Evidence has proven that reputation crisis rarely just blows over, bypassing consequences.
Reputation crisis almost always, without question, has to be addressed wisely, morally, skillfully to problem solve, whether that being mitigating damage and consequences to significantly problem solving and retaining, restoring or rebuilding reputation so that you protect all the benefits of a healthy reputation and limit the pain of a damaged or wrecked one.
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Moving towards that problem solving and relief is an emotional hurdle to jump over, an unknown door to walk through yet when we exhibit skill in stress management for increased poise and then engage in our strongest level of courage, we can think more clearly and effectively, considering the solutions that will come with protection and correction of our difficulty, conflict or crisis.
Think risk management of your desired, best life. Don't allow fear or denial or minimizing the severity of the situation lead to false beliefs and substandard or poor decision making, Many people struggle to overcome badly damaged reputation when it was always possible to take corrective and protective measures and problem solve successfully.
Michael Toebe is a specialist for reputation and crisis - serving individuals and organizations with advisory, consulting, coaching, communications and risk management for reputation and crisis. His published articles have appeared in online magazines Chief Executive, Corporate Board Member, Corporate Compliance Insights and the New York Law Journal. He publishes the Reputation Times newsletter and is writing a book on reputation crisis (expected publishing date, early 2020). You can find him on LinkedIn and Twitter (@ReputationTalk).