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May 19th, 2015

Hungry for Purpose in America

Values, character and purpose are top of mind for many Americans these days, according to David Brooks, conservative columnist for the New York Times and author of four books, including, The Road to Character. In a recent oped he wrote, Every reflective person sooner...

March 15th, 2013

Is There Life After Work?

Former CFO of Leman Brothers, Erin Callan, weighs in on work-life balance from a post-Wall Street corner office perspective. Her op-ed piece in the New York Times is a graphic reminder of what happens when we worship work rather than see work as worship. She writes, " ... when I...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
March 15th, 2012

Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs

In an Op Ed in the New York Times, Greg Smith, Goldman Sachs executive director and head of the firm’s United States equity derivatives business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, announced his resignation from what is arguably one of Wall Street's most venerable firm. The problem as...

Channel(s): Workplace Culture, Ethics
December 2nd, 2011

At American Airlines, a Departing CEO's Moral Stand

D. Micahel Lindsay, president of Gordon College, offers a spiritual perspective to American Airlines' recent bankruptcy filing. He writes, "Mr. Arpey may be the only airline C.E.O. who regarded bankruptcy not simply as a financial tool, but more important, as a moral failing. In a day and...

September 12th, 2011

If it Feels Right ...

In a NYTImes op-ed article, David Brooks laments research findings in a recent book on youth morality by Notre Dame sociologist Christian Smith entitled Lost in Translation.