#058 – It’s Not Career or Conscience — It’s Career and Conscience with Richard Shell

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What’s the most important thing needed to lead with your values, conscience, and ethics in the workplace?

According to Richard Shell, senior faculty member and Chair of the Legal Studies and Business Ethics department at Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, it’s developing a habit of speaking as a person of conscience.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, Richard highlights the increased movement towards centering ethics in the workplace. He also shares concrete tips on how to successfully navigate ethical dilemmas so you don’t end up making decisions you regret and shares how you can lead through your values.

Leadership tips you won’t want to miss:

 

🎙️ Developing a habit of speaking as a person of conscience.

🎙️ The values that most frequently lead to conflict

🎙️ How your value system can get deadened over time

🎙️ Leading as a person of conscience in all aspects of your life

🎙️ Concrete tools to help you lead with that to support you in making ethical decisions

 

Richard Shell is a senior faculty member at one of the world’s leading business schools, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as Chair of Wharton’s Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department, the largest department of its kind in the world. His students have included Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, FBI hostage negotiators, Navy SEALs, and United Nations peacekeepers. His bestselling books on negotiation, persuasion and personal success have sold over 500,000 copies in some 17 languages. His latest book, The Conscience Code, provides a practical framework for leaders at every level to manage ethical conflicts.

If you’re wanting to ensure that ethical decision-making stays front and centre throughout your career, then this episode is for you!

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Lindsay Lapaquette, M.Sc.(A) works with middle managers who want to communicate authentically so they can effectively lead their teams without losing themselves. As a former Speech-Language Pathologist, Lindsay applies her expertise in the neuroscience of communication and connection to help managers foster an environment of trust and respect in their teams, so that everyone can bring their best selves to work.

Lindsay’s approach has been profoundly influenced by her work with First Nations organizations, her experience as a parent to two neurodivergent children, and the premature loss of both of her parents. These experiences have taught Lindsay great lessons about the power of excellent people skills that extend well beyond her professional expertise.

Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette, M.Sc.(A) works with middle managers who want to communicate authentically so they can effectively lead their teams without losing themselves. As a former Speech Language Pathologist, Lindsay applies her expertise in the neuroscience of communication and connection to help managers foster an environment of trust and respect in their teams, so that everyone can bring their best selves to work.

Lindsay’s approach has been profoundly influenced by her work with First Nations organizations, her experience as a parent to two children with pervasive mental health challenges, and the premature loss of both of her parents. These experiences have taught Lindsay great lessons about the power of excellent people skills that extend well beyond her professional expertise.

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