EthicalVoices

Category: Ethics

Total 87 Posts

What to do when you are faced with nearness and drinking bias – Melissa Vela-Williamson, APR

Melissa Vela-Williamson, APR, an award-winning public relations expert, national columnist and host of the great Smart Talk Series podcast discusses:

1) What to do when you are pressured to inflate numbers?

2) What to do when you are faced with nearness and drinking bias

3) The ethics issues of multicultural appropriation

How Can We Improve Fashion Industry Ethics? – Jessica Kelly

Jessica Kelly, the Founder and CEO of THR3EFOLD, a leader in the ethical fashion space, discusses several key ethics issues, including:

1) Where should we start in improving fashion industry ethics?

2) Why all auditing bodies aren’t created equal

3) What everyone can do to improve ethics in the fashion industry

4) How can you maintain your moral compass when there is be pressure to succeed at all costs?

Don’t Confuse Doing the Right Thing with Being Seen Doing the Right Thing – Jim Hoggan

Jim Hoggan, a bestselling author, president of Hoggan & Associates, and founder of DeSmog discusses a number of key topics including:

1) Don’t confuse doing the right thing with being seen doing the right thing

2) Why even if you are right, you can be in the wrong

3) The ethical dangers of tribalism

4) The heart vs. the mind

When National Security Is On The Line, How Do You Ethically Handle Public Relations? – Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson, the host of the PR Nation Podcast, discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:

1) When national security is on the line, how to you handle public relations ethically?

2) The state of truth today

3) Why PR Pros should take a different approach when a reporter asks you about confidential information

How to Speak Up Effectively When You Are Asked to Compromise Your Personal Ethics

Sherry Feldberg, a seasoned healthcare communication professional who is now the principal of Leadership Journey discusses:

1) What to do when your boss asks you to burn bridges?

2) How to speak up effectively when you are asked to compromise your personal ethics

3) The importance of building trusted relationships

4) The need to show vulnerability as a leader

Civility, Truth and Hope – Emmanuel Tchividjian

Emmanuel Tchividjian, the principal of the Markus Gabriel Group, and one of the top thought leaders on ethics and communication in the world, discusses:

1) Where your duty lies when you are asked to reveal confidential information

2) The importance of civility and civil discourse

3) How the absence of truth leads to the absence of trust

4) The guiding light of hope

Ethical Issues in Diversity, Battle Rap, Cancel Culture and Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans – Jennifer Cho

Joining me on this week’s episode is Jen Cho, the founder of Pivot and Swerve. She discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:

1) Where should businesses start first in diversity initiatives?

2) How to most effectively deal with microaggressions?

3) Ethical issues with Battle Rap – what to do when your ethics and the industry’s standards diverge?

4) How far back should we go with regards to cancel culture?

5) The rise of Asian American hate crimes

How Businesses and Executives Fail at Diversity, Addressing Harassment and Humanity – Mike Paul

This is the 100th episode of EthicalVoices and I am bringing you a very special guest. Mike Paul, the president of Reputation Doctor® discusses:

1) What executives should do (and many fail to do) when someone reports sexual harassment to them

2) The ethical failures of most businesses to act on diversity, equity and inclusion

3) When personal relationships are more important than safeguarding confidences