Ethical Voices

Category: leadership

Total 31 Posts

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

When and where do you draw the ethical line? – Helio Fred Garcia

Helio Fred Garcia, President of Logos Consulting Group discusses a number of important ethics issues including:

1) When and where do you draw the ethical line?
2) How structures and clear protocols make courage less necessary in ethical dilemmas
3) What can we learn from Bernays’ definition of public relations?
4) What are some positive ethics lessons from Goldman Sachs
5) Three key elements in determining the “right” thing to do

Why You Should Act Quickly and Decisively on Even Small Ethics Concerns – Mark Cautela

Mark Cautela, the Head of Communications for Harvard Business School, discusses a number of important ethics topics including:

1) Why you need to act quickly and decisively on even small ethics concerns

2) When company and team before self is not ethically appropriate

3) What to do when your boss asks you to fudge numbers on an award

The ethical trap of enabling toxic, abusive high-performers: Lisa Gralnek

Lisa Gralnek, the Principal and Founder of LVG & Co., has some great insight to share, including:

1) The ethical trap of enabling toxic, abusive high-performers
2) How can companies best live their values?
3) Why you shouldn’t always fall on your sword
4) The perils of “me before we”

Healing the Fracturing of Humanity By Moving From Impact to Consequence: Jim Olson

Jim Olson, the former global corporate communications lead for Starbucks and US Airways and CCO at African Leadership University, graciously shared his insight and observations on a number of topics including:

1) How did Starbucks find a new, ethical option about how to deal with the presence of guns in their stores?
2) How we can help heal the fracturing of humanity by moving from impact to consequence?
3) The ethical imperative of purpose

Keeping Your Values When Others Compromise Theirs: John Walker

John Walker, the founder and managing partner of Chirp PR, discusses a number of important topics, including:

1) Keeping your values when others compromise theirs (a.k.a. How to survive a dot-com boom)

2) How to build trust in a time of uncertainty

3) The ethical pitfalls of “guaranteed” media coverage that isn’t earned

Why Silence Kills Ethical Behavior: BJ Whitman

On this week’s EthicalVoices, BJ Whitman, a PR professional with more than 30 years of public relations expertise in the education, maritime, and hospitality management fields joins me to discuss a number of ethics issues, including:

1) Life, death, ethics and a photograph
2) Why silence is a killer to resolving ethical issues
3) Ethical issues in the maritime industry