What would you do?

As a police commissioner once said when he turned down the twentieth bribe offer he had received that day, “Ethics ain’t easy!” All of us are faced by those moments when doing what’s right is very different from doing what’s easy or what would be the most profitable. That’s one of the reasons for a…

Ethics for Salespeople

Who is the main connection between the company and the customer? The salesperson! A company’s ethics and integrity is based on the relationship between the salesperson and the customer. If you’re in sales, you’re the most important person in the company as far as your customers are concerned. You, most of all, have to “walk…

Ethical reflections

How do we analyze the rightness or wrongness in a situation? In his book, Working Ethics, Marvin Brown offers four questions of ethical reflection. Whenever you find yourself in an ambiguous situation, use these questions to help you get clear. 1. What should I do?All practical considerations aside, what should you and your company do…

What about your Conscience?

Do you remember the Disney movie classic, Pinocchio? In that movie Jiminy Cricket served as Pinocchio’s conscience. He was always around to remind Pinocchio about the right thing to do. Sometimes Pinocchio ignored him, sometimes he listened to him; but Jiminy Cricket stayed by Pinocchio’s side no matter what. Wouldn’t it be nice to have…

What About Your Conscience? Do you remember the Disney movie classic, Pinocchio? In that movie Jiminy Cricket served as Pinocchio’s conscience. He was always around to remind Pinocchio about the right thing to do. Sometimes Pinocchio ignored him, sometimes he listened to him; but Jiminy Cricket stayed by Pinocchio’s side no matter what. Wouldn’t it…

What would you do?

As a police commissioner once said when he turned down the twentieth bribe offer he had received that day, “Ethics ain’t easy!” All of us are faced by those moments when doing what’s right is very different from doing what’s easy or what would be the most profitable. That’s one of the reasons for a…