Tag Archives: Life Foundations

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

Posted in Ethics, Leadership, Relationships | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Finishing Well, Perspective, Run the Race | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Words

Words are the way we communicate. With our words we build others up or tear them down. With our words we share what is on our hearts and make commitments. A popular saying says, “A man’s word is his bond.” … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Ethics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Ethics, Finishing Well, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Consistent Source of Truth

So on Tuesday I posted sort of an introduction to the topic of ethics. This will be my attempt to pass along to others a methodology for filtering all they see, hear and feel in this world and the way … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Perspective, Truth | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Lessons of the Tumbleweed

Today I had the opportunity for another first in my life. I pulled tumbleweed that had grown on the hill sloping away from the driveway. I learned something in that interaction with God’s creation. Tumbleweeds have almost no root structure … Continue reading

Posted in Truth | Tagged , , | Leave a comment