When ethics training with no ethics training.

This past week, The West Virginia Ethics commission announced a one hour ethics training session open to all employees and is open to the public AND people could get CEU’s for ethics credit. As I read the article and the topics to be covered in that hour, I found: 1. There was no mention of…

Peace, Peace, where art thou?

I think about this question on a regular basis but particularly at this time of year. What does it really mean? When we think about peace, read about peace and even sing about peace, what does that look like? For many, the focal point of peace is the attainment of peace of mind. Peace of…

How about a customized webinar on ethics to kick off 2014?

After my post last week about a webinar I did with 700 people on it, I got a number of inquiries about format, content, and follow-up. I want to offer you who are my connections, a special invitation. If you are interested in a webinar whose sole focus is on ethics, ethical leadership and/or building…

Degrees don’t necessarily mean dittle when……

One’s education , seems, at times, to make no difference in how we relate to people or what the consequences may be. Think about this. In all of your own academic accomplishments, did you have many more mediocre /worst teachers or many more best teachers? My research shows that most of us had more mediocre…

Let’s cut to the chase, the real reason for ethics training is…..

The real and best reason is the prevention of any ethical lapse in the first place! How many recent business have been hit with phenomenal fines ; executives charged with financial misdeeds and prison terms looming? Theses execs probably knew what they were doing was illegal but did they consider that behavior unethical? If not,…

Identify a values-based focus BEFORE planning/creating your next meeting/conference.

When strategizing for your 20014 meetings, think about what you really want to accomplish from thought leaders or subject experts. Let me offer a few guidelines for your consideration as you plan for 2014. If you are looking for to create an awareness of a subject/topic, then that is what a speech or a keynote…