Keeping Promises

Frank Belatti, Managing Partner at Equicorp

 

 

Frank Belatti describes a lesson he learned early in life about trust and keeping one's word, and how that has shaped his understanding of ethics and leadership throughout his career. 

Teaching Notes

Use the following prompts to facilitate a guided discussion on this installment of Walking the Talk: Insights on Putting Ethics into Practice.

Early experiences help shape who we are - how can our own “stories” help us formulate our approach to ethical dilemmas?  

Describe an early experience of decision making in which you successfully enacted your values in response to an ethical challenge.  Then describe an early experience in which you were unsuccessful.  What was different?  How can you use this knowledge to anticipate future challenges in which the stakes may be higher?

How do our relationships impact our decision making?  

What is the relationship between our choices and our character?  How does this relate to the concept of virtue ethics?

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