July 20, 2022

Four (4) ways to practice real leadership humility

This week begins Passover when the Jewish people celebrate freedom from Egyptian slavery, and Holy Week when Christian prepare for Easter to commemorate the suffering, death […]
July 20, 2022

A daily prayer for every leader

In these challenging times of rage, riots and rebellion, consider making West Point’s Cadet Prayer a part of your daily leadership reflection and routine to help […]
October 16, 2018

Race Relations and what it means to be an American

Albert Murray (1916-2013), a literary critic of American life and jazz music, believed that our American identity is defined best not by color but by culture.
December 8, 2015

Truth is in our nature

Professor Dobkowski’s article, “The struggle between truth telling and lying,” presents a deeply flawed understanding of human nature. Citing presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson’s “possible half-truths” […]
November 19, 2014

The Ethics of Lying and Deception

This article was originally published in the Rochester Business Journal, January 10, 2014 edition. In his Rochester Business Journal column titled “Acknowledge dishonesty; it’s a starting […]
November 19, 2014

Benefits of Business Ethics

This article originally appeared in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, Sunday August 25, 2013. The practical benefits of good ethics in business are similar to the […]
November 19, 2014

Are you a snitch? (The Ethics of Tolerance)

Growing up, my friends and I would swear to each other not to tell our parents, teachers, police or someone in authority on a questionable deed […]
November 19, 2014

Can you have too much transparency?

Ethics is built on trust. Transparency is a key enabler to trust and thus to ethics. Political candidates commit to transparency during their campaigns. Leaders talk […]