Category: Character

Character — the accumulation of things we actually do each day

On this Father’s Day, I’m sharing an excerpt from a 2008 commencement address that James Fallows gave at his father’s alma mater, Ursinus College, outside Philadelphia. He shared three ideas with the graduates that are as important today as they were 11 years ago: challenge, curiosity, and character. Full text is HERE. Here’s what he

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Character: use reminders to live with integrity.

The first C of trustworthiness: Character. The question being asked of you: “Do you walk your talk?” If you walk your talk, you have integrity. Honesty is aligning your words with reality. Integrity is acting in accordance with your words. When you don’t walk your talk, you’re a hypocrite. People can be hypocritical for a

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