Caring supports safety, openness, and transparency. In a caring environment people will more likely put their best selves forward. We are more likely to learn about the real agendas and real problems in a safe environment. Caring sets the stage for curiosity.
Curiosity supports resourcefulness, creative problem-solving and innovation. Curiosity means having a genuine interest in finding the best solutions, nurturing unique gifts, and leveraging diversity. Curiosity is about leaving ego at the door. Curiosity paves the way for consistency.
Consistency means finishing what you start, making good on promises, walking the walk and demonstrating character. People need to know what to expect and what core principles are not going to change over time. Consistency breeds perseverance.
Compassion without accountability gets you nowhere. Accountability without compassion gets you alienated. Blending the two with Caring, Curiosity, and Consistency builds great cultures.
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