Ethical sales professionals are continually challenged to bring a high degree of empathy and integrity to the selling process. However, in the midst of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, the stakes are even higher. Authenticity is KeyMillions of people across the country and around the globe have faced illness, death and economic hardship in recent months.…

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The goal of all ethical behavior is to act with goodness and the right intent, in addition to fairness. Likewise, business ethics is about pursuing the spirit of the law and going beyond the letter of the law. A person can meet the letter of the law and still behave unethically. For vivid examples of…

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Caveat emptor, better known to us in English as “let the buyer beware.” It’s an age-old consumer truism, which states that it is the buyer’s responsibility to perform due diligence on whatever purchase they are considering. From an ethical standpoint, the modern and biblical sages take issue with this concept. Good business practices maintain that…

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In a word: yes! Conducting business in an ethical manner isn’t just about high-minded ideals. It’s about choosing to do the right thing, in real life, day after day. In doing so, our businesses can also reap powerful financial rewards. In an increasingly competitive business landscape, companies are continuously challenged to stand out – and…

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In the world of business– and beyond, on a personal level – the concepts of honesty and integrity are often viewed as similar, if not interchangeable. However, based on my successful 45-year business career, I believe there are some meaningful contrasts worth exploring. But first, let’s explore the deeper meanings of both terms. Honesty is…

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In sum, my desire and goal as “the Ethics Giver” is to transmit my ethical knowledge and make the world a better place.  It is an odd sounding name “the Ethics Giver.” Why not The Ethical Giver, The Ethical Teacher or even The Ethicist? A person could teach ethics but give ethics? It is probably…

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