Moral Courage is the courage to do the right thing!

Moral Courage is the courage to do the right thing. People, leaders in particular, need to have “check points” to help them discern what is the most courageous choice. They include the abilities to: 1. Assess the situation. 2.Scan for values. 3.Stand up for Conscience. 4.Contemplate the dangers. 5. Endure the hardship. 6.Avoid pitfalls. 7.…

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Now is the tme to plan your Fall Ethics programs!

Before the summer gets away from and we all scramble to plan our Fall meetings, take a few minutes to think about your training priorities for the Fall and beyond.Keep in mind that:a.  we’re still dealing with unethical behavior in any number of institutions.b. Values based leadership programming may be just the ticket to re-vtalize the…

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Having degrees don’t make you smart!

Why is it that so many educated, degreed, executives make such blatant unethical decisions, i.e. Penn State,any number of Wall street C-Level suite,Government Officals.etc.? It seems to me that degrees don’t necessarily mean dittle, when it comes to greed,”playing the system,” or believing that getting caught is remote.Makes one wonder about the impact of having…

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How Do You Spell Success? E-T-H-I-C-S!

I am tired of people blaming the recession for their lack of business, stagnation or loss of motivation. The reality is that companies have cash reserves, 90% of the workforce is still employed and the market is recovering. So what and where is your success? It lies within you. Let me share with you a…

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If Good Ethics is Good Business then………

– Why aren’t we rewarding whistleblowers instead of punishing them?

-Why aren’t organizations spending as much money on ethics training as they do on compliance training?

– Why isn’t ethics,i.e. ethics training viewed as being a viable, proactive,and interal part of the ongoing training initiatives?