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Unusually Excellent: The Necessary Nine Skills Required for the Practice of Great Leadership by John Hamm

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Chapter 2. BEING TRUSTWORTHY: The Consistency of Integrity

If any man seeks for greatness, let him forget greatness and ask for the truth, and he will find both.

Horace Mann

If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

Lieutenant-General Robert Baden-Powell became famous during the Boer War for successfully, and with great resourcefulness, leading the British Army under siege at Mafeking.

But Lord Baden-Powell gained a kind of immortality a decade later when he founded the Boy Scouts. It is not a coincidence that, when it came time to write the tenets of the Scout Law, Baden-Powell chose to put "trustworthy" first. It is still there, a century later.

In Chapter One we began a logical progression that we will continue to build ...

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