Each issue, "Our Times" asks a panel of editors to comment on a particular question or topic designed to gain perspective on the world of networking today. For this issue, given its focus on loyalty, we posed this question to a panel of four editors: "What makes people loyal?" Here's what they said.

Trust, Respect and Value
By Lisa Wilber
Help People Find Their Magnificent Obsessions
By Dr. Denis Waitley
The Relationship Comes First
By Mamie Herron
Leader Loyalty: How to Earn It and Keep It—and Not Die in the Process
By Richard Bliss Brooke