Your leadership all starts with your integrity. In fact, it starts and ends with your integrity.

If you do not have integrity, no one will follow you. And if no one follows you, you are not really leading.

I'm reminded of this every day when I read this poem on my son's closet wall. It is written by Frank Outlaw:

Watch your thoughts;

They become your words.

Watch your words;

They become your actions.

Watch your actions;

They become your habits.

Watch your habits;

They become your character.

Watch your character;

It becomes your destiny.

So if you want to have a great leadership destiny make sure you're leading with integrity, watching your thoughts, your words and your actions every day.

Published on: Nov 9, 2016