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    Dale’s Books

    Dale Best

    • Gems for the Day (Daily Devotions)
      Gems for the Day (Daily Devotions)
      by Dale Best
    • Living the Bible: Stepping through the Gospels (Volume 4)
      Living the Bible: Stepping through the Gospels (Volume 4)
      by Dale Best
    • Every Day With A King: Daily Devotions With King David
      Every Day With A King: Daily Devotions With King David
      by Dale Best
    • Easy Lessons for Successful Living (Volume 3)
      Easy Lessons for Successful Living (Volume 3)
      by Dale Best
    • Every Day with a King (Christian Devotions)
      Every Day with a King (Christian Devotions)
      by Dale Best
    • Living with the Bible: Stepping through the Gospels
      Living with the Bible: Stepping through the Gospels
      by Dale Best
    • Easy Lessons for Successful Living
      Easy Lessons for Successful Living
      by Dale E. Best

    Positive Principles For Executives by Dale Best

    Dale’s Résumé

    • Native of Worden, IL
    • Twenty years of public school teaching
    • BA, McKendree University, Lebanon IL
    • MS ED, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
    • M DIV, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis IN
    • Elder, Illinois Great River Annual Conference, United Methodist Church
    • Ordained in 1985
    • Retired after twenty years active ministry

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    Integrity

    As a foreman, manager, or chief executive officer, honesty is the foundation of their leadership model. Children instinctively know or easily catch their parents in exaggerations and lies. Similarly, employees notice when leaders vary from the truth and right. They catch bosses spending inordinate time with one employee, failing to notice sloppy or careless work of one or not enforcing company standards.

    Good leadership exhibits integrity. The person above the employee should be able to be trusted. At that point, the company has earned loyalty from the employees. The spirit in the company goes up two notches.

    Each of us can work at being honest. This starts at meeting not excuses of our actions. When we break our own standard, we feel guilty. We must at that time use self-discipline and change and/or make amends. As we are honest with ourselves peace and contentment returns to our lives.

    So whether we are in leadership or employee integrity is necessary to be more than we now are. Let us this day be scrupulously honest with ourselves and our standard of conduct.