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Doing the Right Thing

Shaping Our Lives

Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha

As we start making decisions, two things happen. We choose a path and we move away from other paths which might open up other avenues by way of choices as we go ahead. However, the outcome of any of the choices is never known to us in advance.

Companies 'Doing the Right Thing' -- For Young Employees With Cancer

Ann Fry | Posted 12.02.2014 | Business
Ann Fry

Today's column will look at two more companies that "did the right thing" for their employees impacted by Cancer. I'll profile the two young women and how their diagnosis was treated.

Gratitude for Doing the Right Thing

Peg Melnik | Posted 07.02.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

I said to myself, do you suppose God would understand if I didn't run in and pay because I'm on a bit of a deadline today? Then I saw it. My mother's eyes staring at me from the rear view mirror and I had to laugh.

A Cancer Drug Could Save This 7-Year-Old. But the Company Behind it Won't Give Him Access.

Jay Scott | Posted 05.11.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

In the end, we are all human beings, and we owe it to these children to share this potentially lifesaving drug. No matter the obstacles in the way, when a child's life is on the line, you do what you have to.

CVS: A Prescription to Do the Right Thing

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 05.04.2014 | Impact
Stuart Muszynski

CVS is a notable exception and, hopefully, a tipping point in moving companies from being profit-driven to profit-and-purpose-driven.

Lessons We Have to Be Reminded of and the Places We Least Expect Them to Come From

Tara Campbell | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Campbell

Always do the right thing, not just for you or the person you are doing it for but for the eyes of those you don't know that are watching.

Price Check on Kindness, Lane Four, Please

Rob White | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

The elderly woman was about to leave with her bagged items, and the conveyor belt was moving. I quickly reached into my wallet, took out a 10-spot, and touched the elderly woman on her arm. "Excuse me, ma'am, I think you dropped this."

Is Loss of Humanity the Real Risk of Risk Management?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 11.24.2012 | Business
Stuart Muszynski

I believe the trend to disconnect ourselves from human consequences while focusing on numbers only is as potentially destructive to the future of businesses that depend on customer relationships as it has been to the political process

You Are Who You Are When No One is Looking

Betsy Brown Braun | Posted 11.17.2012 | Parents
Betsy Brown Braun

To do the right thing, children have to do the wrong thing.

The Killing Spree: 'Sikhing' Answers to Eternal Questions

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 10.19.2012 | Impact
Stuart Muszynski

Why do people hate? When does hurt turn to rage and then to violence? How can we stop intolerance and encourage love? And, finally, how can we stop the perpetrators before they act out?

What Joe Paterno and Friends Can Teach Us About 'Winning'

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 09.17.2012 | College
Stuart Muszynski

I believe that what happened at Penn State runs deep in American culture, and similar breaches will occur until America creates a culture where the value of doing the right thing is ingrained within education and business.

America as Re-run: Losing Andy Griffith Without Losing Our Way

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 09.10.2012 | Home
Stuart Muszynski

If we just leave this question to the media, we deserve what we get. All of us must be concerned about our media diet and its powerful link to our cultural health, and we should be crying out to Hollywood to right the picture.

The Mass Murderer, the Multi-National and the Mega-Bank: Where Are the 'Good Guys' in America?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
Stuart Muszynski

Will America continue to be a "good guy" nation in our own eyes and the eyes of the world? Or will some businesses lead us into a downward spiral and will average Americans allow ourselves to be swept up in it?

5 Steps To Not Messing Up

Mark Matousek | Posted 08.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

We are hard-wired to know what's right and wrong in the same way we've evolved to learn things like language and mathematics. We're born with a natural sensitivity toward sound ethics.