The Participation Blog

Clarity and Candor

Clarity and Candor are the Batman and Robin, Lennon and McCartney, Bacon and Eggs or SpongeBob and Patrick of public engagement; the perfect pair and indispensable under the right circumstances. Clarity and candor are more often than not missing from much of the communication that organizations, both public and private, provide to the public. The following piece speaks specifically to relationships between bosses and workers, but it is equally applicable to governments and businesses and how they work with the communities that will be affected by their plans and actions. So, eliminate your toxic ambiguity and better results will occur.