"As a leader, you will likely be required to compromise on some issues. You will have to take a stand or have a position about various subjects. You should have a clear understanding of those things on which you are unwilling to compromise. That is a natural part of leadership. And it is your job as a leader to build the best culture you can - one that is productive, collaborative, flexible, and fair, and delivers results that matter.
As part of this, you may find a few areas in which you are unwilling to compromise. These usually center on your core values. The likelihood is that you can act out of your core values in a variety of ways without having to compromise them (p. 32)."
From: Tobin, T. (2015). Your leadership story: use your story to engergize, inspire and motivate. Oakland, CA: BerrettKoehler Publishers.
What are some of the areas (core values) that you will are unwillling to compromise?
Tags: Values, core values, leaders, leadership, manager, supervisor, professional development, culture
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