Demonstrating respect is a fundamental aspect of leaders’ integrity

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“[O]ne common theme stood out. Everyone agrees that you earn respect by showing respect. Said another way, if you take the time to demonstrate respect for people, they will show you respect.” —Todd Smith

Leaders demonstrate their integrity when they show up on time to meetings and other events, do what they say they will do, honor people who are not present (they don’t gossip), and keep their promises to everyone no matter what their role or status in the school community, among other things.

While Todd Smith uses other terms in his “To Earn Respect You Must Show Respect” blog post, many of his suggestions emphasize the importance of integrity and authenticity.

Take a moment now to . . .

• peruse Todd Smith’s suggestions to identify one or more ways you can strengthen your integrity and authenticity.

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