There’s nothing wrong with getting the highest grades in the class, but that isn’t going to be the quality that sets apart a big winner from the rest of the pack. – Warren Buffett
Pete Kiewit in Omaha, who used to say he looked for three things in hiring people: Integrity, intelligence, and energy,” Buffett said. “If they didn’t have the first, the other two would kill them, because if they don’t have integrity, you want them dumb and lazy.”
In addition, in the article, it also mentions ways of building the habits of integrity.
There are a handful of ways to that:
- Fulfill your promises
- Be honest
- Be trustworthy
- Give credit where credit is due
- Be mindful and emotionally intuitive
- Manifest humility
- Be willing to admit you’re wrong
- Offer help when it’s needed
- Treat others with respect
- Be charitable
- Be patient
For more information of what sets of apart a big winner from the rest of the pack.