We likely agree that integrity is a critical leadership trait. With your reputation on the line, I would argue that a leader’s integrity is so important that it needs to be defended whenever it’s threatened or challenged. As a leader, your integrity is judged on your ability to both make and keep your promises.
Most of us know what the term “Lip Service” means. We’ve all been guilty of serving it up. And we’ve all experienced the frustration that comes with being “served”. If you really understood what Lip Service can do to both your reputation and personal power, you’d avoid serving it up at all costs. Let’s take a closer look.