Business Success Insight: Live within your means

 

 On Secret to Happiness in your real life is: LIVE WITHIN YOUR MEANS Keep your needs simple; enjoy small pleasures. Real value lies in what things mean to you, not in their cost  or how they are valued by others. This concept is also important to success in business.   While sometimes it is wise and sensible to take on debt …

RELATIONSHIPS. How important are good relationships to business success?

 

 If you agree that the ability to form and maintain good relationships is a key factor in business (and life) success. Consider this as rule #1. When you have the choice between being right and being kind, choose kindness.” – Wayne Dyer And remember you always have the choice!  

BUSINESS ETHICS INSIGHT: Good ethics is not simply a risk-management strategy

 

 See article at http://goo.gl/EDyqaC  There are major differences between organizations with a compliance culture and those with an authentic values-based ethical culture.  Establishing a sustainable, high performance values-based culture requires sincere commitment based on the conviction that it is worthwhile, not because it will produce better results and higher morale (which it will) but because it is simply the better …

BUSINESS ETHICS INSIGHT: Kids who cheat in school

 

   BUSINESS ETHICS INSIGHT: Kids who cheat in school  are much more likely to become adults who cheat at work. By the way, people who will lie or cheat for you will also cheat and lie to you. Cheating is a habit. It’s a coping strategy that doesn’t necessarily go away when kids become adults. The integrity of your employees, …

BUSINESS ETHICS INSIGHT: The Intimidating Power of Integrity

 

 A teacher once wrote telling me that a parent with a great deal of clout at her school asked her to change attendance records to make her child’s record look better. The teacher said she thought long and hard about the request but eventually refused, knowing it would make the parent angry. I commended her moral courage. I wish it …

Business Ethics Insight: The Difference Between What Is Legal and What Is Ethical

 

 Any organization concerned with its reputation and with building sustainable trust with internal and external stakeholders, must recognize that legalistic arguments about what one has a right to do undermines credibility. The lens of judgment is made from ethical principles – what’s right, fair and responsible — not justifications  based on legality rather than morality. An ethical people and companies …

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT INSIGHT:

 

 Everyone want to help moving the piano bench when it is the piano that needs to be moved. In case you haven’t heard, YAHOO! adopted a new logo. I had to do a little research to compare it to the old one. I’m certain a small fortune went into this project and for the life of me I can’t see …