“Take a bath. Put on some perfume. Get all dressed up and go to the threshing floor. But don’t let him know you’re there until the party is well under way and he’s had plenty of food and drink. When you see him slipping off to sleep, watch where he lies down and then go there. Lie at his feet to let him know that you are available to him for marriage. Then wait and see what he says. He’ll tell you what to do.” (Ruth 3:3-4)

Nowadays, it seems as though so many people tend to throw their words around by saying things they do not mean, and making promises that they have no intentions of keeping. This kind of behavior shows no integrity whatsoever. A person whose word is without integrity cannot be taken seriously, and will not grow to become a successful human being –least of all a leader.  Werner Erhard tells us that we must put more value into our word. One of the most basic rules of language and communication is that we should always be a hundred percent genuine in everything that we say.

If you want to become a successful person and a good leader, you must try to put more effort into ensuring that whatever you say is true. Do not hastily speak without thinking of the implications that your words may have. Do not say that you will do something if you are not absolutely sure that you can follow this up.

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