Character First!
Character Determines Success
The complete list of 49
Character Qualities
Character Qualities for 2008
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January                            Availability                   vs. self-centeredness
making my own schedule and priorities secondary to the wishes of those I serve
February                          Deference                                          vs. rudeness
limiting my freedom so I do not offend the tastes of those around me
March                             Compassion                                vs. indifference
investing whatever is necessary to heal the hurts of others
April                               Persuasiveness               vs. contentiousness
guiding vital truths around another's mental roadblocks
May                                 Wisdom                                           vs. foolishness
seeing and responding to life circumstances from a perspective that transcends my current circumstances
June                                Alertness                                     vs. carelessness
being aware of what is taking place around me so I can have the right responses
July                               Decisiveness                          vs. procrastination
the ability to recognize key factors and finalize difficult decisions
August                             Joyfulness                                          vs. self-pity
maintaining a good attitude, even when faced with unpleasant conditions
September                    Truthfulness                                    vs. deception
earning future trust by accurately reporting past facts
October                        Obedience                                           vs. willfulness
quickly and cheerfully carrying out the direction of those who are responsible for me
November                    Gratefulness                            vs. unthankfulness
letting others know by my words and actions how they have benefited my life
December                       Generosity                                      vs. stinginess
carefully managing my resources so I can freely give to those in need
From the 2008 Character First! calendar. ©2007 Character Training Institute. For more information about the
Character First! program and resources contact:  Character Training Institute, 520 W. Main Street, Oklahoma
City, OK  73102,  (405) 815-0001. Visit the Character Council of Red River Valley at
www.character-paris.org.
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2007 Character Qualities