Yesterday, I asked the question, “What do you think of when you hear the phrase ‘Leadership Excellence’?” I then explained three characteristics of leaders that have obtained leadership excellence. In this post, I will talk about the values of leaders that have obtained leadership excellence. The way I am dividing characteristics from values is that characteristics are the actions you take, whereas, values are beliefs you have that lead you to act a specific way. In this post I will talk about three key leadership values of those that have obtained leadership excellence. Those three values are honesty, accountability, and integrity. Any leader that does not possess these three characteristics will never be a great leader.
Values of Leadership Excellence
Honesty is extremely important for leaders to obtain leadership excellence. When leaders have obtained leadership excellence, they are 100% truthful no matter the cost. When leaders bend the truth, even the slightest bit, to make themselves look good they may be successful for a time, however, their dishonesty will eventually catch up with them. Honesty is very easy when it is regarding things of little importance, but when something is on the line honesty can be more challenging. [Read more…] about Values Of Leadership Excellence