Character REALLY Is How You Act When No One Is Watching

Character REALLY Is How You Act When No One Is Watching

by Jon Huntsman

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Character REALLY Is How You Act When No One Is Watching by Jon Huntsman

This Element is an excerpt from Winners Never Cheat: Even in Difficult Times (ISBN: 9780137009039) by Jon M. Huntsman. Available in print and digital formats.

 

No moral shortcuts: understanding the real meaning of character--and why it is the only route to sustainable success

 

Which rules we honor and which we ignore determine personal character, and it is character that determines how closely we will allow our value system to affect our lives. Character is most determined by integrity and courage. It’s how you act when no one is watching. These traits, or lack thereof, are the foundation of life’s moral decisions....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132468558
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 01/15/2010
Series: FT Press Delivers Elements
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 9
File size: 247 KB

About the Author

Jon M. Huntsman is chairman and founder of Huntsman Corporation. He started the firm with his brother Blaine in 1970. By 2000, it had become the world's largest privately held chemical company and America's biggest family owned and operated business, with more than $12 billion in annual revenues before going public in early 2005. He was a special assistant to the president in the Nixon White House, was the first American to own controlling interest of a business in the former Soviet Union, and is the chairman of the Board of Overseers for Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, his alma mater. Mr. Huntsman also served on the boards of numerous major public corporations and organizations, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Red Cross. The Huntsman businesses fund the foundation that is the primary underwriter for the Huntsman Cancer Institute, a leader in the prevention, early diagnosis, and humane treatment of cancer.

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