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…

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…

Having a Moral Compass Means Absolutely Nothing!

UNLESS: 1. Moral leaders have a fundamental understanding of ethical theory as a basis for any ethics initiative or leadership development. 2. A moral leader should not be primarily concerned with what people should believe, but why they believe what they do. These ,then, become the springboard for further examination. Therefore to help understand ethics…

A Test of Leadership in Tough Economic Times:

It might be a good idea to spend some time reflecting on these questions, but more importantly on your answers! 1. What has been the greatest challenge to you/ your leadership team in this recession? 2. What, if anything, has shifted or changed in how your leadership team operates due to the recession? 3. Describe…

Values are caught not taught!

Isn’t it about time that leaders stand up for values and be willing to pay the price for living them out? If leaders really believe that that they are living out their values and that their followers are “buying into” those values, then the question for those leaders to ask themselves “What percentage of employees…