Chapter 4


Integrity is not straightforward to define and will vary from person to person. You can think of it like a moral compass, holding true to your values and beliefs, and in many ways integrity is about character. It is what you do when no one else is looking, and all depends on a combination of the following: specific circumstances, what we believe to be right, our values and how we choose to conduct ourselves. For instance, is integrity about little things such as following through on a promise, or big things like not fiddling your expenses? Or is fiddling your expenses a little thing and not following through on a promise a big thing?

What is integrity?

Integrity can be defined as ‘integrated’, meaning congruent words, ...

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