What are Behavioral Triggers and Why Do They Matter?

Coping Skills We hear a lot about behavioral triggers these days but what are these triggers? How do they affect individuals? How should they react to them? and What can they do about them? These are questions that help to understand what emotional triggers are. I explore these issues in... Read more →


The Importance of Ethical Decision Making

Link Between Ethical Leadership and Ethical Decision Making The key ingredient of making ethical decisions is having in place ethical leaders who model ethical behavior. I have previously blogged about ethical leadership. In today’s blog, I will point out how ethical leaders create the kind of organization culture and climate... Read more →


Happiness at Home and at Work Are Essential Elements of Wellness

How to Achieve Happiness in One’s Work-Life I’ve been reading a lot about a new job position that has been established in some organizations – Chief Happiness Officer (CHO). In a Wall Street Journal article, there is discussion about Erika Conklin, CHO of a digital marketing startup, who included procuring... Read more →


Is the America Headed in the Wrong Direction?

Acting on Values or Compromising Them: What is the Right Thing to Do? A recent poll from the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) clearly indicates the polarization in America. According to the latest GU Politics Battleground Civility Poll, voters are expressing a higher level of... Read more →


How to Kill a Profession

Cheating on Internal Training and Ethics Exams Is a Wake-Up Call for the Accounting Profession By Michael K. Shaub, June 29th, 2022 The following is a a very thoughtful blog published by my friend and colleague, Mike Shaub. Mike addresses the recent scandals where three of the four Big Four... Read more →


What is the Moral Message of Star Trek?

Noninterference in Other Cultures is a Message That Resonates Today I admit it. I am a Trekkie. Readers know I have committed my professional life to upholding traditional ethical values. This is one reason I love to watch various segments of Star Trek. We can't talk about the ethics of... Read more →