I always strive to speak with integrity. Sometimes, I don’t get it right, and that only proves I’m human. So, what does it mean to speak with integrity? Is it the same thing as speaking the truth?
The problem with truth is that it’s primarily rooted in people’s perspectives. There’s my truth, your truth, and the actual truth. I may say something untruthful, and it’s likely because of my perspective.
To speak with integrity means that I’m always going to say what I think is true. And I’m going to be open to a different perspective. If I’m wrong, I’m willing to be swayed and even apologize if necessary.
Integrity is how I intend to act. If I’m operating with high integrity, I can still earn other’s trust, even when I’m wrong about something.
Integrity is who you are.
You’ve got this.