Ethics or Character: Which Determines Your Success?
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal recently conducted a poll to examine the relationship between ethics and success at work. The results showed that 73% of respondents believe ethical behavior leads to success, 14% believe the concepts are unrelated, and 13% believe success may require some ethical compromise.
Ethics are defined as moral principles that govern behavior, while character refers to the mental and moral qualities of a person. We utilize our character every day in even the smallest decisions.
If we are governed by our character, why are some decisions so difficult?
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