I don’t understand how any entity–academic, business, nonprofit, whatever–can uncouple dishonesty from anything. It’s all about character, regardless of the quality of the work or the economics involved. […]
Helen — thanks much for your kind words and great observations. The situation you describe comes up a lot in my workshops with women. They want to be modest and want to share with others but then find themselves […]
David – appreciate your kindness! Sometimes I wonder if the personal branding movement has done more harm than good. Given that social media takes out the one-on-one interaction, we miss the face-to-face reactions […]
Jeff — thanks for your kind words. You are so right that saying “thank you” can be really tough…we sometimes forget that a compliment or praise is a gift! Should be focusing on the other person rather than ourselves.
Love your angle on the attacker’s lack of security, JoAnne. Let’s hope that somehow, somewhere, someday, those trolls become enlightened and can appreciate–without attacking–those who view the world differently.
Liz…what a fascinating twist on the topic! Hadn’t given the health of the “meanies” a thought…being a naysayer may feel good in the moment but the longer term health impacts may go unnoticed. Thanks for […]
Paul — Your line, “legacy outlasts the ledger” would be a good, no great, title for a b-school class on doing things right as well as doing the right things to “change the course of thought” as you so eloquently […]
Mary — I hope that Mackey’s “Conscious Capitalism” does catch on in a wider assortment of industries like manufacturing, etc. The current issues at GM and now Toyota would be great opportunities for those […]
Paul – very thoughtful post! A missing ingredient, from my perspective, is how to get corporations to view training in the same light that sports teams do, e.g. as an essential element of success versus an expense […]
Forty-four years ago, economist Milton Friedman changed the way corporations did business with his declaration that “there is one and only one social responsibility of business — to use its resources and engage in […]
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