Tag Archives: Character

Worker’s Code of Conduct

I just reviewed for the umpteenth time a copy of The Extension Worker’s Code by T. J . Talbert, Superintendent of Institutes and Extension Schools at what is now Kansas State University, then Kansas State Agricultural College. Talbert concisely articulates … Continue reading

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Trophies Don’t Go To Those With A Good Beginning: Thoughts from the Back of the Bus

I am so proud to present a guest writer to this blog today. My grandson, Matt Northway, is a high school junior and track athlete who throws both the shot and discus. Sitting in the back of the team bus … Continue reading

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Thankfulness

Today the United States are celebrating Thanksgiving Day. A day set aside for being thankful. Indeed, we have much for which to be thankful. The list is long so I won’t make such an attempt here, but family and friends … Continue reading

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Cost of Doing Business or Price of Integrity?

Here’s an interesting one that showed up in my mail today … From the Harvard Business Review Daily Stat, a summation of the effect on UK businesses of the laws prohibiting the payment of bribes in those regions that are … Continue reading

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Culture at Home and the Workplace

In my last post, I talked about the importance of words. We use them to encourage and build up as well as to berate and tear down. How we use our words to offer reproof and correction will determine whether … Continue reading

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Ethics and Character

When we think about an ethical person we think about someone who has character. One can look up lists of virtues by which we define character, but at their best those are partial lists. When we think about someone having … Continue reading

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Integrity – The Blessing

When looking to the topic of ethics, the word integrity quickly comes to mind. Defined as “wholeness, an unimpaired moral state, honest and sincere, by the Oxford American Dictionary.¬†Closely related to integrity is the word integrated. ¬†When we live our … Continue reading

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