12 03, 2019

Lead Like Taylor Swift

By | March 12th, 2019|Ethics in the News, Featured, Fortune Column|Comments Off on Lead Like Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is more than a gifted and popular singer-songwriter. She is also a leader with valuable lessons for all us if we're willing to expand our notion of what a leader is. Here’s why. Taylor Swift's Letter to Apple In the unlikely event you're unfamiliar with her, Taylor Swift is “the most powerful voice [...]

31 05, 2016

Is It Ethical to Take a Vacation?

By | May 31st, 2016|Bloomberg Businessweek Columns, Ethics in the News, Featured, In the News|Comments Off on Is It Ethical to Take a Vacation?

 A panoramic view of the coast of Gozo, Malta, that I took last week Which of the following statements is most accurate for you? A) I receive 15 days of paid vacation each year, and I take them—guilt-free. B) I receive 15 days of paid vacation each year, but I feel guilty if I take [...]

25 10, 2012

iSolation: Do You Have It?

By | October 25th, 2012|Bloomberg Businessweek Columns, Ethics in the News, Featured|Comments Off on iSolation: Do You Have It?

When the iPhone was released in 2007, I wrote an article for Bloomberg Businessweek online in which I discussed the downside of new technologies. Even the most optimistic forecasters did not predict the degree to which these devices have become a driving force in our daily lives. With Apple’s announcement this week of the iPad mini, as well as Microsoft’s introduction of its first PC and new operating systems along with releases from other companies, I thought you might enjoy reading the piece I wrote five years ago, which sadly is more timely than ever. […]