Finally – Enabling Business Ethics

Effectiveness of Professional Ethics Education This is interesting.  We’ve been asked to help review a new course offering 1 credit hour in business ethics.  We thought we had seen the full range of professional ethics courses until we visited with the authors.  The course is designed for business students enrolled in business education at a... Continue Reading →

Developing an Employee

When Do You Know Your Employee Will Never be an Asset? The partners have been asking that to ourselves for awhile now. We have done everything to help a new (3 years) employee fit in and grow professionally as our office manager.  We’ve provided professional education and certification, sent her to San Diego for industry... Continue Reading →

Business Ethics in Financial Institutions

Happy New Year – Let’s Get Serious! We have an interesting project for 2017.  ColoradoNDR will be assisting in an ethics project examining the financial industry.  While the basis of the project will be regulatory compliance and enforcement research, the outcome (hopefully) will point to character strengths each of us individually need to recommit to –... Continue Reading →

Leadership Development – How Do You Teach Determination?

Teaching Employees to Take Responsibility vs. Making Employees Take Responsibility We had an interesting question last week about how to teach self-determination to employees wanting to advance. Sitting down with one employer the questions asked were aimed more at “how do I teach/make this employee take responsibility?” This is not a one size fits all... Continue Reading →

Attention all Organizations – Train your Managers to be Mediators!

We were recently directed to an article by Lisa Dunbar by New Directions Consulting (Vermont and New York) entitled “Conflict Management – the Manager as Mediator”.  It holds an important message for any organization that emphasizes the benefit of team building.  What we like is the discussion on the need for our managers to recognize... Continue Reading →

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