Life is too short to be little.

 

 Let others lead small lives, but not you.  Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you. – Jim Rohn. Don’t fritter away precious moments on petty things. Easier said than done. We live our lives daily, hour by hour, minute by …

Value of Assessment of Corporate Culture and Practices

Assessments of Corporate Culture – Diagnose Vulnerabilities and Stimulate Improvements

 

 Value of Assessment of Corporate Culture and Practices JI FRESNO POLICE STUDY HAVING MAJOR IMPACT. According to the Fresno Bee the Josephson Institute’s 93-page study and report “Assessment of the Organizational Culture and Performance of the Fresno Police Department” (submitted December 29) has already led to major changes, JI, a nonprofit ethics organization based in Los Angeles, was commissioned by …

3 THINGS I HATED ABOUT SUPERBOWL XLIX

 

 3 THINGS I HATED ABOUT SUPERBOWL XLIX (besides the fact that I find it hard to remember how to read Roman numerals this high). Here’s the short form (click on the link to see the full post): 1. I didn’t get to see it (I was in the air en route from L.A. to Des Moines). 2. I hated the …

Perspective on Thanksgiving

 

 For some, Thanksgiving is the beginning of a holiday season filled with joy and happiness at the prospect of spending time with family. For others, it’s a sadder time blemished by bad memories or dread. Some people see their lives filled with abundant blessings and find thankfulness easy and natural; others are so pre-occupied with tending to past wounds or …

Now, let’s talk about lying.

 

 A minister told his congregation:”Next week I will preach about lying. To help you understand my sermon, please read Mark 17. The next Sunday he asked, “How many of you read Mark 17?” Every hand went up. The minister frowned and said, “Mark has only 16 chapters. Now, let’s talk about lying.”

Virtue

Virtue

 

 Like other terminology of ethics, the term virtue can be used in non-moral and moral senses. Certain positive traits we call virtues such as prudence, cheerfulness, sense of humor, frugality, and cleanliness are prized not because they demonstrate morality but because they tend to lead to personal happiness and success. In the context of ethics, virtue refers to moral excellence …