Is there hope for the Ethically Challenged?

During a spirited conversation in our office recently, the question was asked “what if someone just has lousy ethics? Is there any hope of improvement or are you just out of luck because that person just can’t change?”This challenged me because for a number of years, I thought that you were either ethical or you…

Ethics in business and sleeping at night

Terry Iverson, CEO of Iverson & Co. shared this ethics perspective in a recent newspaper article. “I used to sleep very well, but as I get older, I worry more about the company and the families that depend on me to “keep the ship going in the right direction.” In the recent downturn, I did…

Are you an ethical leader?

Take this short reflective survey to evaluate. 1. Did I practice any virtues today?• Was I a person who shared integrity, trustworthiness, honesty or compassion? 2. Did I do more harm than good? Or did I try to?• Consider the short term vs. long term consequences of your actions. 3. Did I treat people with…