Someone put it this way – ‘your attitude is speaking so loudly I cannot hear your words’. This is the burden of validity and acceptance in leadership. Leadership demands authenticity. And authenticity demands that we make every effort to align what we feel internally with what we are expressing outwardly. The result is integrity.
I found that to be the missing part of any goal achievement efforts after years of struggling with certain goals. No matter how smartly I wrote out the goals, loving bread more than greens have played havoc with my weight goals. Choosing novels over bible reading definitely affects my spiritual goals. So does a love of TV affect my reading goals.