Archive For The “Ethics” Category
Regardless of the standard one follows, a good freelancer knows the ethical rules of the road and follows them at all times.
Yeah, the market sucks. Ad reps still need to make a living. But deception and pressure tactics aren’t the way to go.
Ethical competence comes in many flavors. Don’t be that guy who insists that only vanilla may be served.
Take the time to get your end-of-life affairs in order so that when tragedy strikes, your passing can be dignified. Don’t bequeath an emotional, financial and legal mess to your loved ones.
Ethical competency within the larger business community isn’t nearly as robust as cultural or environmental competency, yet knowing the basics of how people make value-laden choices allows you to more effectively communicate with others.
“Ethics” and “compliance” are two separate concepts that business leaders should pursue in different ways.
The bad blood that flows from the unnecessary cuts and stabs inflicted by the local press never serves a public good. Don’t demean or belittle your readers — even a segment of them — simply under the guise of “it’s my opinion.” When editors write, the column isn’t just another throw-away piece of opinion filler — it’s a position statement by the newspaper itself, byline be damned.