What Does Integrity Look Like to You?

How do you know if a leader has integrity? A simple way of defining integrity is that they “consistently act with an internal moral compass that guides them and they do the right thing even if no one else is around.” What are the main characteristics that come to mind when you think about leaders that you have worked for who demonstrated integrity? Although this is not an exhaustive list, these are the 5 ways that leaders demonstrate integrity to…
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Do You Have an Ethical Dilemma?

​Can you proactively deal with ethical code of conduct issues?   Each employee at my company used to get a code of conduct book and we had to sign that we had reviewed and understood it.  It talked about the acceptable behavior that each employee was expected to follow.   We then moved to a computerized training that we could complete where different examples were reviewed and then we were quizzed on the right way to ethically handle the situation.  This training…
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Will You Choose What Is Right Or What Is Popular?

Integrity is one of the most important qualities that I respect in a leader.   It is defined as “the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.”   Why is it important?   To me it comes down to knowing that the person who is making decisions is doing it for the right reasons and you can trust them.  They are making decisions that are best for the company, not for themselves.  I have seen plenty of leaders over my career…
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