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American Society For Quality “What Works” James W. Brinkley October 17, 2006
Integrity, Attitude & Gratitude Customer/Constituent First Set the Example-Do Right- Responsibility Smart Work & Honest Dealings Apply the Three Keys to Success FOCUS on Goals & Priorities Passion for your Profession Recognition, Optimism, Health & Fun What Works
INTEGRITY There is no trust without integrity. Telling the truth, taking responsibility for past actions, admitting mistakes and fixing them. Compassion, fairness, goodness, honor, justice & loyalty. Integrity is listening to others & valuing human dignity.
ATTITUDE We have a choice every day regarding our attitude. We cannot change our past, what was - was. We cannot change how people react, what is – is. Life is 10% what happens and 90% how we react. We are in charge. What will be is up to me.
GRATITUDE “Acknowledge your gifts & be grateful for everything. To look at life with gratitude is to clearly see opportunities, even at those times of the greatest challenges. With gratitude, any difficulty can be translated into a blessing.” Cicero
Set the Example Do Right-Make No Exceptions “Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it’s the only thing.”Albert Schweitzer Take Responsibility
Ethics Decisions, choices & actions we make that reflect & enact our values. A set of moral principles or values A guiding philosophy
“Ethics is about how we meet the challenge of doing the right thing when that will cost more than we want to pay.” Josephson Institute “Don’t do anything that would embarrass you, your family & firm if it appeared on the front page of your local newspaper.” Richard Himelfarb Ethics
The core beliefs we hold regarding what is right & fair in terms of our actions with others. What we believe to be of worth & important to our life. Values
Do Right VIRTUES determine VALUES determine BELIEFS determine BEHAVIOR determine RESULTS
DO RIGHT Make It a Habit to Do the RIGHT THING for the RIGHT REASON with the RIGHT PEOPLE in the RIGHT WAY
Keys to Ethics A Standard to Follow - knowing the Right Thing The Will to Follow -Commitment to do Right
RESPONSIBILITY You are a victim in life to the exact degree to which you are not willing to be responsible. You must be willing to take 100% responsibility for the results. “The price of greatness is responsibility.” Sir Winston Churchill
Passion “Heartfelt, deep & authentic excitement about life & work. People with passion care deeply. They love to learn & grown, & get a kick when others around them do the same.” “Either people have a genuine zest for living & giving, or they are just showing up.” “Pursue the psychic income, greater purpose & noble cause.”
Life’s Guide Do Right – Take the High Ground Treat others as they wish to be treated. Everyday – focus and be as good as you can be. Lift up those around you. Pursue a Greater Purpose, Noble Cause & be Grateful.