Back from Beijing!

Got back this weekend from a wonderful speaking experience in Beijing for Danone Baby Nutrition. 160 leaders from 30 countries gathered for their meeting and from the CEO on down, ethical leadership has been and is the focus of how they conduct their business. I was honored to be part of this dynamic, professional and…

Eight great leadership habits

1. Find every opportunity to practice the virtues of integrity, trustworthiness, honesty and compassion. 2. Ask yourself this: How is my organization better today because I am in it?” And” in what ways?” 3. Weigh out your actions in order to cause more good than harm.(consider the short term vs. long term consequences of your…

Native American “10 Commandments”

Read the wisdom of the Grandfathers! 1.The earth is our mother, care for her. 2. Honor all your relations. 3. Open your heart and soul to the Great Spirit. 4. All life is sacred; treat all beings with respect. 5. Take from the Earth what is needed and nothing more. 6. Do what needs to…

The Four “C’s” of Getting It Right: 1. Conscience: what does your “gut” tell you? Your intuition, your moral code? 2. Choice: analyze the pros and cons of each decision options. 3. Culture: what are your culture’s beliefs and practices? 4. Compliance: what does the law say? The whole process needs to be centered on…