char·ac·ter (definition)* – ˈkerəktər/ – noun
- 1. The mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual.
“running away was not in keeping with her character”
in·teg·ri·ty (definition)* – inˈteɡrədē/ – noun
- 1. The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness.
“he is known to be a man of integrity”
(* web definition)
All of the ingredients to Vince Lombardi’s success are important to the recipe, however as I stated in the introductory article, the two traits that really stood out and spoke to me are: Character and Integrity. All of his skill-sets build upon each other and are interconnected, but I believe these two traits (Character and Integrity) are the foundation of a great leader and prerequisites for success. As such I am going to try to focus on the individual components which make up these two traits, and how they molded Vince Lombardi’s career. Read the rest of this entry »