Category Archives: Honesty

Recovery of a Marriage

Occasionally, we experience transformational moments in our lives when everything changes. Sometimes these moments are big, sometimes they are small, but either way they forever get locked in our memory. I had such a moment twenty years ago when Marsha and I were on a cross-country road trip. The new century had just arrived and we both were emerging from a time that felt like a … Continue reading Recovery of a Marriage »

What Is Your Ethical IQ?

Marsha and I were having breakfast the other day when she raised an interesting question.  I had just shared with her an article about how Amazon was implementing a marketing strategy in India that, if successful, would displace millions of small Indian retailers.  Her response was simple, but it bowled me off my feet: “Why?  Why do they want to do that?  Don’t they have … Continue reading What Is Your Ethical IQ? »

In Praise of Honesty

My mother, Theresa Moriarty, was a towering figure in my life.  She birthed not only my body but my conscious soul.  Indeed, if there is a heaven and ever I get there, it’ll be on Mother’s passport.  She was a plain-spoken woman, whip-smart, given to simple truths.  She had an attitude some would describe as gnarly. As a woman raised in the teeth of depression … Continue reading In Praise of Honesty »