Principle Pragmatism

I was fortunate enough to attend the Tällberg Forum 2012 in Sweden last week. During the Pathfinder program, a 3-day long leadership training, I was caught by a simple term: “Principle Pragmatism”. Principle pragmatism equals the least possible compromise in your action for being true to your ethics. Differently put, principle pragmatism means that you walk your talk.

In order to practice principle pragmatism, we need to take two actions. First, we need to make explicit our values & ethics. Second, we need to actively judge our actions with those ethics as a yardstick.

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