Compliance and Ethics: There is a difference!

I find it amazing and somewhat disturbing that in all the compliance/ethics officers job postings on many ethics and complince linkedin groups, that not one, was looking for an ethics professional! All preferred JDs! Maybe it’s time to stop confusing people with the idea that compliance is the same as ethics. Companies need a Compliance…

“Education can make people moral.”

So said Socrates and still there is much debate about this. As an educator/speaker/ trainer, I believe that this is true, IF………… The premise of the education is based on the belief that learning links up to people’s experience and is objectively, substantially and reflectively presented and experienced. Only then can any “education” work or…

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…

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…