Tag: integrity

It Takes Character And Courage To Confront Our Integrity Gaps

December 31, 2013 2 Comments
It Takes Character And Courage To Confront Our Integrity Gaps

This brilliant short video was posted on the TEDxYouTube site recently. The talk was delivered at TEDxTelAvivWomen 2013. I strongly encourage you to watch it to the very end. In telling the story about her struggle to reconcile with the man who killed her son, Robi Damelin provides an excellent illustration of Advanced Change Theory [...]

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Accountability

November 5, 2013 6 Comments
Accountability

Accountability is the binding strength of interdependent relationships at work. We simply must hold people accountable. But for accountability to be legitimate, to have integrity, accountability has to start with ourselves. We have to begin by holding ourselves accountable and being open to being held accountable by all our constituents. The most effective leaders are [...]

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Responsibility

October 13, 2013 4 Comments
Responsibility

Responsibility is the foundation of interdependence. Unless and until you assume full responsibility for your own behavior and results, you force others to assume responsibility for you. It is your responsibility to perform your job with ethical distinction and to care about what you do, who you do it with, and who you do it for. [...]

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Will Swenson: A Picture Of Intimate Leadership

September 20, 2013 2 Comments
Will Swenson: A Picture Of Intimate Leadership

I rarely watch the evening news on TV, but I was lucky enough to catch the story of Medal of Honor winner Army Captain Will Swenson last night. Capt. Swenson will be awarded the Medal of Honor next month for his actions in battle in Afghanistan on September 8, 2009. In this rare and raw video footage [...]

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