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Why Do We Need Ethics?

The Pathway to Principle-Based Decision Making I recently wrote a blog on my Workplace Ethics Advice site on Principle Centered Leadership. Basic principles of ethics can help us lead a more fulfilling life whether on a personal or professional level. However, our commitment to act in accordance with ethical principles... Read more →


Five Reasons the House Should Vote Down GOP Health Plan

The Devil You Know is Preferable to the Devil You Don’t Know The most important reason for the GOP to vote down the House Health Care bill is there is no reason to trust the Congress with anything, no less our health care. They have proven time and again that... Read more →


How to Make Ethical Decisions

A Roadmap for Ethical Action Ethical decision making can be a tricky thing because of competing interests, conflicts, and pressures imposed on you by others. Take, for example, a situation where your boss plays favorites in the workplace. You feel left out. You believe your boss may be involved in... Read more →


What Ethics is and is Not

Misconceptions About Ethics There are many expressions of what ethics is. In a general sense, ethics (or moral philosophy) addresses fundamental questions such as: How should I live my life? What sort of person do I want to be? What are my responsibilities to others? It has been said that:... Read more →


You Are What You Tweet

Follow the Two-Hour Tweeting Rule I recently read a book titled You Are What You Tweet by Germany Kent that provides guidance on how to use Twitter to create a positive social media experience. I highly recommend the book to learn tips and advice on how Twitter can enhance your... Read more →


What does it Mean to be a Fair-Minded Person?

Justice as Fairness Gained Through Wisdom, Truth and Knowledge Fair-mindedness entails a conscious effort to treat all viewpoints alike, without reference to one’s own feelings or self-interests, or the feelings of others, such as a friend or organization. Fairness is the underlying element of the philosophical concept of justice. Aristotle... Read more →


Have Colleges Gone Too Far with Sanctuary Campuses?

Ethics Sage Readers: Due to my increasing ethics outreach activities, I have developed a new website: www.stevenmintzethics.com. Please "Like" my public page by sharing it on social media. My new site serves as a repository for my ethics blogs & activities, and a Newsletter that you can sign up for.... Read more →


Common Sense Ethics

Strengthening Intuitive-Based Decision Making When faced with an ethical dilemma, how do you respond? Many people simply rely on common sense to reason through the conflict and decide on an appropriate course of action. Many common things are not easy to do and may requires efforts and skills. This is... Read more →