1. Do The Right Thing, Always.


Demonstrate an unwavering commitment to doing the right thing in every action you take and in every decision you make, especially when no one’s looking. Always tell the truth. If you make a mistake, own up to it, genuinely apologize, and make it right.



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Marc's Message

Our first fundamental, Do the right thing, always, is the foundation of our Famous 40′ as it sets the tone for how we...

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Kevin’s Message

A few months ago a pricing error was made when quoting a large order of linesets to a customer. Due to the volatility...

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Christine’s Message

Integrity, honesty, and discernment are all words that come to mind when I think of doing the right thing. I’m genuinely honored...

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Julie’s Message

I remember back to the very beginning when Marc introduced the 40 Fundamentals to us. After describing what we would be doing...

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Pam’s Message

As a scout leader we teach our scouts the oath and law. The first law for boy scouts is to be trustworthy. This...

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