Ethics in the News

16 01, 2017

How to Make a Speaker Video

By | January 16th, 2017|Ethics in the News|Comments Off on How to Make a Speaker Video

The June issue of Speaker magazine includes an article I wrote about how to make a speaker demo video.  Download it here and turn to pages 25-27.  #speaker #video

12 01, 2017

Can Friendships Survive the Trump Era?

By | January 12th, 2017|Ethics in the News|Comments Off on Can Friendships Survive the Trump Era?

Yesterday I received a blast email from a friend encouraging me to "disengage from Trump supporters" if I wanted to meaningfully protest the forthcoming inauguration of the 45th President of the United States. My friend is a good person who has a strong commitment to justice. I like him a lot. But I found his suggestion [...]

11 10, 2016

How to Hire Fair People

By | October 11th, 2016|Ethics in the News|Comments Off on How to Hire Fair People

The first thing you notice about Jack Welker, the white supremacist played by Michael Bowen in the TV series Breaking Bad, is the big, black swastika on his neck. Jack makes no bones about his racism. You’ve heard of people wearing their hearts on their sleeves? Jack wears his hatred just below his head. Jack [...]

6 10, 2016

How to Hire Courageous People

By | October 6th, 2016|Ethics in the News|Comments Off on How to Hire Courageous People

The majestic Grand Canyon | Photo by Bruce Weinstein Imagine that a fire broke out at your desk, and none of the fire extinguishers in your building worked.  What would you do? That was the question that Marvin, the new director of the fire safety department at a large company, wanted to make sure never arose. [...]

6 10, 2016

How to Hire Caring People

By | October 6th, 2016|Ethics in the News, High-Character Employees|Comments Off on How to Hire Caring People

Sunset on the Hudson River | Photo by Bruce Weinstein “Who put this thing together? Me, that’s who! Who do I trust? Me!” These words, the mark of a true narcissist, are shouted by the character Tony Montana in Scarface as the drug empire he has built starts to crumble. (Oliver Stone wrote the script.)  [...]