what we look for in a good leader and person. Integrity is a valued trait that is looked at to be moral and a mold of a righteous person.
In Stephen L. Carter's The Rules about the Rules, Integrity is described in a new light of understanding the value and true meaning of the virtue, how such merit is looked upon in society, and how one strives to accomplish a value of integrity.
In today's culture integrity is a virtue that is undefined. It is under looked and put aside when an ambition to win is the apple of the eye. Slammin' Sammy Sosa, lost his long achieved integrity during a game when he broke his bat and the referee found cork in his bat to further the distance of the baseball. Integrity - the Foundation of Leadership 7-23-2001
1. July 23, 2001
Glen is on study break the month of July.
Here are some excerpts taken from Awaken the Leader Within, by Bill Perkins.
"After researchers James Kouzes and Barry Posner surveyed thousands of people and performed more than four hundred case studies, they discovered that people value honesty and integrity in a leader more than anything else. Virtually every person they talked with placed integrity at the top of their leadership wish list.
"Integrity is the foundation on which your leadership will stand or fall. No matter whether you lead a company, a church, a battalion, a family, or an athletic team - those you lead want to know they can trust you. They want to follow you without fear of disappointment.
"Jesus is the same yesterday and today and forever." Hebrews 13:8 (New International Version)
"Leaders of integrity aren't like a weather vane that changes direction with every shift of the social winds. They are like...