Where did all the truth-tellers go? When I was growing up, no one had a problem telling me what they thought – about anything.
Times have changed. Most leaders are too insecure to have open conversations about the brutal facts.
English novelist, Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) once said, “If you don’t tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.”
If you find yourself having a hard time being honest with others, it could be you are lying to yourself about one or two areas in your own life.
Leaders who pursue integrity and truth start with the man in the mirror.
Einstein was famous for saying, “Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
There is no area where this is more true . . . than the truth.
If you want to be a truth-teller, you might want to start with Y-O-U.
Is there an area in your life where you need to be honest with yourself?
Randy is an author, speaker, executive coach, and the CEO of InteGREAT Leadership. He invests his time encouraging leaders around the world.