Leadership and…Making Responsible Choices

5 Ways to Make Responsible Choices

We have a responsibility as business leaders to:

1. Choose positive and inclusive words.

Leadership and…Language: Business Leadership and the Words We Choose

2. Use sustainable thinking (consumers are).

Sustainable Everything: What Business Leaders Need to Know About the New Thinking

3. Carefully check the ethics of everyone in your supply chain.

Scrutinize Suppliers for Ethical Business Practices

4. Choose sustainable office products.

Ethical Office Supplies: Ethical Product Rankings Make Comparisons Easier

5. Stay on top of how ethical leadership is evolving.

Top 10 Trends in Ethical Business Leadership.

Author’s Note: This week’s post is designed as a discussion-starter for leader groups and leadership classes. To use it that way, have each leader read the articles in advance, then discuss how to apply the 5 Ways when you gather as a group.

Download a Sample from the latest Leading in Context LLC eBook “Different”  at the Leading in Context™ Store for Digital Goods (via Payloadz.com).

Linda Fisher Thornton is Owner of Leading in Context LLC, providing Tools for Ethical Leadership. She is also Adjunct Assistant Professor of Leadership for the University of Richmond School of Continuing Studies.

About Linda Fisher Thornton
Author of 7 Lenses, Speaker, Bringing Out the Best in People and Organizations Through Proactive Ethical Leadership, CEO Leading in Context, 2014 Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior, Adj. Assist. Prof. of Ethics and Leadership, UR SPCS

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