So many times we just stand by and let people say things we know to be untrue or inappropriate. It’s easier to turn a blind eye. We ignore the impact words have on our workplace, our family, and our community.
What makes someone stand out as a leader is when they insist on decency. They stand up for politeness and respect.
Leaders call for behaviors that rise above a standard; thereby establishing a set of norms and influencing an organization’s culture.