The wonderful thing about character and integrity, which are intimately related, is that they are one of the few things in life that no one will ever be able to forcefully take away from you.
Posts Tagged: integrity
Although few of us will ever receive prestigious awards for our work, we can make our daily tasks great by doing them with great passion, focus and a sense of purpose. Doing our work as if we were producing the world’s next great product, innovation or solution elevates its meaning and importance, gives it a… Read more »
Don’t get sidetracked by leadership myths. Find your voice, listen to it, trust it.
Am I writing a bunch of leadership gobbledygook in my GovLoop blog? I had to stop and ask myself this question after reading a Harvard Business Review article entitled “The Trouble With Leadership Theories,” by Doug Sundheim. This short, but poignant article draws attention to the ways we toss leadership jargon, or as we sayRead… Read more »
We sometimes refer to zealous hobbyists as ‘freaks’: tennis freaks, golf freaks, computer freaks. These highly enthusiastic people excel in their pursuits; they are unique, rare, uncommon, top-of-the-bell-curve types. Are You a Leadership “Freak”? According to a Harvard Business School of Leadership study, if you are an honest and thankful leader, you are a leadershipRead… Read more »
Hypocrisy — It’s a vice we all hate. The opposite virtue to hypocrisy is authenticity or integrity. All of us want to be authentic in every aspect of our life and to be known as people of integrity, which by definition means that there are no seams between our professional and personal lives. As aRead… Read more »
“True success follows every right step.” – Orison Swett Marden All successful relationships are based on trust. In the same way your clothes belie who you are, your char acter and reputation often precede you. They are perhaps the most valuable assets in your professional career. You will most likely be evaluated based on yourRead… Read more »
GovLoop and Integrity Management Consulting are proud to present a 12-part series called “Conscientious Contracting: A Thoughtful Approach to Acquisition and Program Management,” that aims to address common challenges and achieve new efficiencies in government procurement. Summer is just around the corner and many people are thinking about getting in shape before they hit theRead… Read more »
We Want You What does it take to get people to want to work for you? There are several factors a charismatic leader cultivates but one I’d like to focus on today is integrity. Do you have integrity when you work with your people? Do you let integrity guide your decisions, even when your decisionRead… Read more »
One of our favorite movies here at Who is the IG? is Network, a 1976 movie about a floundering evening news program that is about to be canceled due to low ratings. The anchor, so upset that he is going to be fired in two weeks, resorts to announcing that he will commit suicide onRead… Read more »