Integrity with Our Word

by Ray Reuter on March 17, 2010

The word integrity comes from the Latin “integer.”  An integer is a WHOLE number – no fractions, no percentages.   Integrity with our word means our word is WHOLE and COMPLETE.  It implies we act out our word 100% of the time.

Now pause and think about your self-talk.  What do you say about yourself?  How do you judge yourself?  I am what I believe I am.  You are what you believe you are.  What are you saying to yourself about your business, your product, your clients / customers, your relationships, your children, your world, your life?  I want to be and act in integrity—yet often my self-talk does not serve me and causes tension within myself.  Instead of being WHOLE, there is a HOLE.  The good news is that I can change that with my word.

When I am comfortable with who I am, I can stop being uncomfortable with who I am not.

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