Monday, October 25, 2010

Ethical Conduct is part of "The Extreme Leader’s Mantra"

Here is another endorsement of the importance that ethical conduct plays in leadership.  Steve Farber, the adovocate of "Extreme Leadership," writes that The Extreme Leader's Mantra is, "Do what you love in the service of people who love what you do."

The second part of the mantra stresses ethical conduct.  Says Farber:  "In the service of people:  This is what keeps you true, honest, and ethical at the very least. If you’re doing what you love, you’ll make yourself happy, but if that’s all you’re doing, you’re a narcissist, not a leader. Leadership is not only about you; it’s about your impact on others and your ability to help transform things for the better. Ideally, for all of us."

Read Farber's post at The Extreme Leader's Mantra.

Perry Cone practices insurance, compliance and government law, and consults for in-house counsel, from the Tallahassee office of GrayRobinson. He writes from his perspective as a former general counsel, legal executive, and leader in the Florida insurance industry. Visit Perry's blog at

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