Wealth Founded on Values and Worthy Purpose Over the past several years I have been working on a book analyzing the process of creating genuine and sustainable wealth. I have just turned this into a course on Udemy titled Creating Wealth in Your Life and Your Business. This is no “get rich quick” course and it does not tell you how to make money in any specific business. Rather, it presents the real personal qualities and capabilities demonstrated by those who […]
Stephen Covey died today. Stephen was a truly “good man” in every reasonable sense of that word. He did his best to practice what he preached and what he preached was not simply good management, but moral, spiritual, ethical conduct in the board room, the workplace and in the home.
The child like and pseudo religious belief that the free market will, by itself, right all wrongs in time, a belief adhered to by Alan Greenspan and other groupies of Ayn Rand, is at the heart of our financial crisis and the crisis of capitalism. This Greek tragedy was played out at Enron, Lehman Brothers, and now Goldman Sachs and BP. The question is whether corporate executives are capable of adhering to principled behavior in the absence of punishment of significant severity to balance out the significance of potential rewards for unprincipled behavior.
Both governments and companies suffer under illusions of power… the intoxication of the material world and the dismissal of the power within the heart and mind.
I want to be the moderator at the next Presidential candidate debates. There are a couple questions I would like to ask about their plans for creating national wealth.
Spiritual capital is not the same as membership in religion, or participation in religion, although that may be a stimulus to building spiritual capital.
Capitalism is a live and well, but now it is time for an internal redefinition of capitalism, the capital that matters in the new competive world economy.
I’m finished writing!!!!