"...do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic..."

"For the good of the Air Force, for the good of the armed services and for the good of our country, I urge you to reject convention and careerism..."
- Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Maxwell AFB, April 21, 2008

"You will need to challenge conventional wisdom and call things like you see them to subordinates and superiors alike."
- Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, United States Air Force Academy, March 4, 2011

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Loyalty vs Integrity

Tom Ricks has a great post on his blog concerning leadership expectations of loyalty and expectations of integrity. As usual, he gets some fantastic comments on his post. It's an important discussion.

I thought it was particularly interesting that it didn't take long for somebody to comment on corporate America.

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