Honestly, This Article Is Worth the 5 Minutes It Takes to Read

March 14, 2019
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Made you look with that title, huh? Well, luckily for you we are learning more about RBM values. If you missed our values at the beginning of this series here they are: gritcuriositynaked ambitionaccountabilityget things donecredithelpfulness and balance. Today’s company value is honesty.

At Red Branch, we pride ourselves on being honest and transparent, internally and externally. Discover our individual definitions of our value here:

“Plain and simple. Be honest. If you make a mistake, own up to it, learn from it, and move on!”

– Eric


“Red Branch Media. Honestly, it’s not for everyone.”

– Kerry


“Being honest and transparent at Red Branch Media leads to successful outcomes. For The Branchers, it allows us to have great communication with each other which ensures all of our work is the best it can be. For our clients, it gives them an in-depth look to see all of their deliverables progress throughout the entire process.”



“Honesty is about being truthful with yourself and others. Whether you made a mistake or you’re on overload for the week, being honest with yourself about the work you’re able to accomplish is important.”

– Shalaina


“Honesty is all about speaking up, taking accountability for a mistake, learning from it and applying it to the future.”

– Kristine


“Being honest with your coworkers, your boss, and yourself are all necessities of a healthy workstyle.”

– Bach


“‘Honesty is the best policy.’ — Ben Franklin”

– Kaleb


“Here at the Branch, Honesty is key to keeping a strong relationship with clients and coworkers. We are pretty transparent here, which helps get things done. Whether it’s good or bad, honesty will keep your business up and running.”

– Molly


“At Red Branch, we are honest with ourselves, our coworkers and our clients. We are brutally honest so we can make certain everyone is on the same page so we can create killer deliverables.”

– Alison


“Honesty builds trust, which is fundamental to successful relationships with coworkers and clients. First draft of a deliverable is underwhelming? Offer constructive criticism. Don’t agree with a client’s promotional strategy? Explain why with supporting facts and figures. Made a mistake? Own up to it. Being upfront with each other is important for professional growth.”

– Maggie


“At the Branch, we show off our midwest values by being honest. We use this value to be transparent into our processes and projects with our coworkers, bosses and clients.”

– Anna


“Honest and transparent communication allows RBM to fire on all cylinders. If you develop everything you do around honesty and transparency, you will gain the trust of anyone you work with.”

– Nick


“Honesty is key to a lot of things in life. And at RBM it means being honest about whether or not you’re going to be able to get things done, if you made a mistake or if something just doesn’t seem right to you. Honesty if what makes us the best at what we do!”

– Cassie


“Being honest and transparent with one another, allows this team to produce the best work we are capable of. Holding your tongue isn’t always the best thing to do. When you have the opportunity to push someone to do better, being transparent about their work is the push they need.”

– Madison


“Honesty at The Branch means caring enough about your coworkers and clients to be brutally honest. In order to provide the best work possible sometimes that means pushing each other harder and being open to new ideas and direction.”

– Mackenzie


“We’re honest with other Branchers. It helps us understand what’s happening, how to do something, and what we need to work on. It’s the low-context environment that helps us perform so well. We say what we need to, but we do it in the way others need to hear.”

– Mitchell


“Facing every day, every task with integrity, honesty is just part of who we are. you’ll always get the straight answer here, with each other and our clients. It builds a relationship of trust that’s unparalleled.”

– Andrea


“Honesty is how you build respect, whether it be with clients or each other. At Red Branch, we create honest work and through being honest with each other, we are able to build trustworthy relationships.”

– Hannah


“Honesty is always the best policy. Tell the truth and be straight forward. It’ll take you a lot farther in life.”

– Jessica


“At work and in life, always being honest allows you to be transparent with others around you. At RBM, we always strive to give honest feedback 100% of the time so that we can learn from our mistakes and better improve ourselves for our clients and team.”



“At Red Branch, we respect each other for providing honest feedback. Being honest with each other ensures we are delivering the best possible product to our clients.”

– Jenny


Honesty is just one of Red Branch’s core values. Interested in seeing the other core values? Check them out here.

This article originally published on the Red Branch Media Blog by the Branchers.

About Maren Hogan:                      

Maren Hogan is a seasoned marketer, writer and business builder in the HR and Recruiting industry. Founder and CEO of Red Branch Media, an agency offering marketing strategy and outsourcing and thought leadership to HR and Recruiting Technology and Services organizations internationally, Hogan is a consistent advocate of next generation marketing techniques. She has built successful online communities, deployed brand strategies and been a thought leader in the global recruitment and talent space. You can read more of her work on Forbes, Business Insider, Entrepreneur, and The Red Branch Media Blog.
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