Exceptional Example Of How To Operationalize Your Values (Managerial Courage)

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Many organizations work hard to define their values.  They then publicly post those values for all to see.  While both of these efforts are key and commendable, it’s not until your values are operationalized within your organization that they’re living and breathing.

One of the most powerful ways to operationalize your values is to take a hard stand against those who violate them.  To see this live and in living color, watch this video of Lieutenant General Jay Silveria of the United States Airforce Academy addressing the entire Academy.

“We have an opportunity here, 5500 people in this room to think about what we are as an institution. This is our institution. No one can take away our values…So just in case you’re unclear with where I stand on this topic, I want to leave you with my most important thought today.  If you can’t treat someone with dignity and respect, you need to get out.”

This is true leadership in action.

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Kris Boesch is the CEO and Founder of Choose People, a company that transforms company cultures, increases employee happiness and boosts the bottom-line. She is a nationally renowned speaker and workplace culture expert.  Boesch is also the author of Culture Works: How to Create Happiness in the Workplace and developer of the Choose People 360° Culture Audit. Kris is also a proud mother, dancing diva and dog lover.

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Kris Boesch is the CEO and Founder of Choose People, a company that transforms company cultures, increases employee happiness and boosts the bottom-line. She is a nationally renowned speaker and workplace culture expert. Kris is also a proud mother, dancing diva and dog lover.Check out Kris's book "Culture Works: How to Create Happiness in the Workplace" at https://www.CultureWorksBook.com, for more fabulous leadership tips and tools.Learn more about Kris's company at https://www.ChoosePeople.com or book Kris to speak at your next event at https://www.KrisBoesch.com!