Personal and Business Ethics: Why do we misbehave?

What gets in the way of happiness and success? Lots of things. Our ethical foundations and practices are a great place to start. We misbehave for three reasons: altruism, delicious temptations, and vulnerabilities.  Altruism “Just helping” Cutting corners Turning a blind eye Hiding the truth for or from others Giving overly generous or false feedback …

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Ethical Portals: What keeps us honest?

Our Moral Compass is like a beacon that lets sailors know when they are headed in the right direction. Passing with a green beacon on your right indicates a path toward deeper waters. Passing with a red beacon on the right indicates a safe return home to shore. Red Right Returning is the phrase mariners…

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Red Shoe Leadership

Red Shoe Story The Gurri family escaped Cuba’s communism for American freedom with one suitcase and $5 per person. Mother Beba wore impractical red shoes as a sign of quiet defiance. For four-year-old Margarita, those red shoes magically transformed the power of conflict with courage, humor, and grace. Red Shoe Attitude Face life’s challenges and joys with…

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