APRIL - JUNE 2012
How does a person judge what is
ethical? Sometimes it’s clear. You know Enron’s leaders were in the wrong.
But is it always easy to see where the line is in your own life? What’s the standard? And will it apply in all situations?
There’s no such thing. There’s only ethics."
John C. Maxwell thinks
it can. When the New York Times
best-selling author, successful businessman, and former pastor was asked about
his thoughts on business ethics, his response was, “There’s no such thing. There’s only ethics.” Maxwell asserts that there’s one ethical
standard for all behavior. And you might
be surprised by what it’s based on. Did
you know that a variation of the Golden Rule exists in every major religion?
In his book, Ethics
101, Maxwell shows how people can live with integrity by using the Golden Rule
as their standard—regardless of religion, culture, or circumstances. Along the way, he delves into the desires of
the human heart, reveals the five most common causes that get people off track
ethically, and teaches how to develop the "Midas touch" when it comes
ETHICS 101, by John C.
Maxwell. This book is available for purchase at www.johnmaxwell.com
THE SECRET OF THE SLIGHT EDGE
This book offers
powerful principles and inspirational stories to help people overcome obstacles
and achieve their goals. You will learn that your thoughts play a central role
in what you achieve and that having the ‘right attitude’ is everything. You will
also discover what drives motivation, what’s the role of talent (and is it
overrated?), how to increase your self-esteem, and more. Making a slight change
in your daily thoughts and actions is the first step to getting you out of your
Making a slight change in your daily thoughts and actions is the first step to getting you out of your own way!"
Bob Moawad is the
former Chairman and Founder of Edge Learning Institute, Inc. Before his passing
in 2007, Bob had shared his insights in over 8,550 presentations worldwide to
audiences ranging from 50 to 23,000 people. From the front lines of American
education to the boardrooms of some of the nation's most prestigious Fortune
500 companies, he has inspired millions of people.
TJ Hoisington is
the author of the international bestselling book, If You Think You Can!:
Thirteen Laws that Govern the Performance of High Achievers. As an authority on
high performance, TJ has advised, addressed, or consulted with many
organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, U.S. Armed Forces and nonprofit
The Secret of the Slight Edge, by Bob Moawad and TJ Hoisington.
Order your copy at: www.GreatnessWithin.com/slightedge.html
THE SEVEN SIGNS OF ETHICAL COLLAPSE
Thirty years of
study and research and here you have it, a book that pulls together decades of
scandal for an “Ah-ha!” moment. The next big step in ethics, compliance, and
creating a culture of integrity is focusing on prevention. We know ethics
missteps when we see them, but are there ways to prevent them? Learn the common
threads – all unethical companies are alike.
No more blaming rogues as we learn to control their mischief."
Learn the warning signs and the
fixes. Help is here. No more blaming rogues as we learn to control their
mischief. Professor Marianne Jennings is
an emeritus professor of legal and ethical studies in business from the W.P.
Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, having retired in 2011
after 35 years of teaching there. She continues to teach graduate courses in
business ethics at colleges and universities around the United States.
Marianne has been
married since 1976 to Terry H. Jennings, Maricopa County Attorney’s Office
Deputy County Attorney. Together they have five children: Sarah, Sam, and John, and the late Claire and
The Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse, by Marianne Jennings, J.D. Available at: www.mariannejennings.com