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The three I’s are integrity, industry, and intelligence. These are actually the values of the Ayala family, but it immediately resonated within me the moment I read it. I’ve been trying to live my life by them. I can’t say that I’m perfect with it, but I try. Here are the meanings of the three I’s:

  • Integrity – To be constantly aware of what is right and wrong and to consistently think and act according to what is right;
  • Industry – The habit of sincere, steady, and continued devotion to any useful or productive work, whether manual or mental; and
  • Intelligence – Applied knowledge. The ability to exercise the higher mental functions; the ability to grasp the significant factors of a complex problem or situation; and the capacity to meet situations, especially if new or unforeseen, by a rapid and effective adjustment of behaviour.

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