“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”
To recognize President’s Day, here is a quote from Abraham Lincoln.
This quote certainly fits with Todd’s post on how we all cast leadership shadows with each small action. Our reputation is built on the actions people see.
I need to ask the character question: does my behavior line up with the values I hold most dear? Do my actions show that my character is the real thing?