My Code*

1. Listen to ideas before evaluating them

2. Give the other person the benefit of the doubt

3. Respond in a constructive way which helps build someone else’s confidence

4. When you are given feedback, take a moment to breathe and understand what the other person is saying before reacting

5. Stay true to your individual values and ethics

6. If you are in a position of power, do what you can to help the other person (as long as you are not surrendering your competitive advantage)

7. Never let anyone make you question your own worth

8. Surround yourself with people who share your values

9. Never pull or keep anyone down

10. Approach each day as a learning experience

*This list is a recommended exercise within Good, one of the elemens within the 3G framework that Reed and Stoltz recommend; the other two are Global and Grit.

(Inspired by the “Put Your Mindset to Work: The One Asset You Really Need to Win and Keep the Job You Love” by James Reed & Paul G. Stoltz)