Rutgers University ‘Big 10’ Ethics Conference

On July 25th Michael gave the keynote speech, along with Paul Fishman (US Attorney, District of NJ), at a conference titled “How to Build an Ethical Culture: Leadership’s Role” at Rutgers University. The Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and RU Office of Enterprise Risk Management, Ethics, and Compliance brought together “Big 10” university risk managers, compliance officers, experts, and consultants in … Read More The post Rutgers University ‘Big 10’ Ethics Conference appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Fight for Inspiration

Fight for Inspiration

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” – Jack London The post Fight for Inspiration appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Kindness Tsunami

Kindness Tsunami

Your kindness causes ripples that are felt all over the world. The post Kindness Tsunami appeared first on What Will Matter.

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The Common Denominator

The Common Denominator

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” – Plato The post The Common Denominator appeared first on What Will Matter.

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The Common Denominator

Underneath the Same Blue Sky

Underneath the Same Blue Sky

“We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.” – Konrad Adenauer The post Underneath the Same Blue Sky appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY: Good Ethics Make Better Relationships

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While I believe that good things tend to happen to people who consistently choose the high road, the correlation between ethics and success is a loose one at best. Thus, it’s pretty hard to sincerely promote ethics by appeals to self-interest. What’s more, when self-interest is the controlling justification for moral behavior, moral reasoning is replaced by a pragmatic cost-benefit … Read More The post COMMENTARY: Good Ethics Make Better Relationships appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY: Will, Fern, and the Power of Encouragement

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Two frogs named Will and Fern fell into a deep pit together. At first, they thought it would be easy to jump out. But after lots of failed attempts they cried for help and a crowd of animals gathered around the pit. Everyone agreed it was hopeless so they urged Will and Fern to accept their fate. The harder the … Read More The post COMMENTARY: Will, Fern, and the Power of Encouragement appeared first on What Will Matter.

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What Happens To A Dream Deferred?

“What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?” – Langston Hughes, “Harlem” The post What Happens To A Dream Deferred? appeared first on What Will Matter.

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What Are You Doing?

What Are You Doing?

“Doing what you must is duty Doing what you should is virtue Doing what you can is service Doing what you are afraid of is courage Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.” – Author Unknown The post What Are You Doing? appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY: Everyday Ethics: What You Do in the Grocery Store

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You can tell a lot about people’s character by how they act at the grocery store. I remember being in a crowded store when there was a shortage of shopping carts. A prosperous-looking fellow was pushing a cart when another man stopped him. “Excuse me,” the second man said, “but this is my cart.” The first guy looked really annoyed. … Read More The post COMMENTARY: Everyday Ethics: What You Do in the Grocery Store appeared first on What Will Matter.

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