The Ethics Guy

Bruce Weinstein Ph.D.

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Dr. Bruce Weinstein, The Ethics Guy, believes that the key to success is having not just emotional intelligence, but ethical intelligence, too.

Dr. Bruce Weinstein, The Ethics Guy, believes that the key to success is having not just emotional intelligence, but ethical intelligence, too. He shows business executives and other leaders how to improve their ethics IQ and leadership skills, which will strengthen the relationships they have with clients, colleagues, family, friends, and folks in the community.

He is a contributor to the Huffington Post and Bloomberg Businessweek’s Management Blog. His latest book, Ethical Intelligence: Five Principles for Untangling Your Toughest Problems at Work and Beyond, is a Silver winner from ForeWord Magazine’s Book of the Year Awards.

An in-demand speaker, Dr. Weinstein’s clients have included the National Football League, the Investment Management Consultants Association, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, Northrop Grumman, the National Business Aviation Association, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the colleges of business of Eastern Michigan University and the University of North Dakota, and over three hundred other leading groups.

You have seen Dr. Weinstein on NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s Good Morning America, a wide range of CNN programs, Fox News Channel’s O’Reilly Factor and Fox and Friends, Fox Business Network’s Cavuto, MSNBC Live, and CNBC’s Fast Money.

His work has been featured in USA Today, the New York Times, and American Airlines’ in-flight magazine. He received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Swarthmore College, a PhD in philosophy and bioethics from Georgetown University, and a National Fellowship in Leadership Development from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan.

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  • You and Your Clients

    • Is the customer always right? Clients with unethical requests/demands
    • Your integrity: the best way to promote good word-of-mouth
    • Apologies: the right and wrong ways to give them
  • Are You a Good Leader? Earning the Trust of the People Who Work for You

    • Giving criticism
    • Downsizing and firing staff members
    • Ethically intelligent apologies
  • WRITE YOUR BOOK & Tell the World About It!

    Do you have a great idea for a non-fiction book but don't know where to start"? Help is here! Dr. Bruce Weinstein, author of the award-winning book "Ethical Intelligence" (and six others), will show you exactly what to do to turn your idea into a valuable book that others will want to read.

    You'll learn how to:
    • Refine your topic for maximum marketability
    • Write a proposal (yes, you need to do this)
    • Find a great literary agent to represent you (yes, you need to do this, too)
    • Make it to the finish line
    • Get interviewed by leading radio/television programs, blogs, & more
    • Give paid public speeches based on your book
  • HOW TO GIVE A GREAT TALK: A Surefire Strategy for Wowing Your Audience, No Matter How Nervous You Are

    Public speaking is the greatest fear most people have. But at some point in your career—maybe tomorrow—you'll be asked to give a talk. What can you do to master your nervousness and deliver a knockout talk that will get everyone talking—and make you look great?

    Dr. Bruce Weinstein, a professional speaker who has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News, will show you how to:
    • Keep your speech focused on where it should be: the audience
    • Minimize the use of PowerPoint (your audience will be so grateful for this!)
    • Use exercises for getting the audience involved throughout the talk
    • Overcome the jitters that get in the way of delivering a memorable speech
  • Ethics FAQ

    • What's the difference between ethics and morality?
    • What's the difference between ethics and the law?
    • What is the relationship between ethical intelligence and emotional intelligence?
    • What gets in the way of doing the right thing?
    • Why is it so difficult to live an ethically intelligent life?
  • Is Your Work/Life Balance in Balance?

    • Multitasking madness
    • Going to work when you're sick
    • Working too much
  • "Plays Well with Others:" Maintaining Good Relationships with the People Who Work with You

    • Office romances: looking for love in all the wrong places?
    • Talking politics at work
    • When a coworker does something unethical
  • THE GOOD ONES: Hiring People of High-Character Who Will Help You Soar

    Are you frustrated by your attempts to find good people to work for
    you? The best employees are not just good at what they do. They're also people of high character. "The Good Ones" may be the most valuable presentation you'll ever attend, because at stake is the financial well-being of your business, the relationships you have with clients, and even your
    own sanity.

    Through this program, you will:
    • Understand why you need to consider both a job candidate's character as well as his or her technical competence
    • Learn the true cost of bad behavior
    • Explore the ten qualities that make up good character
    • Discover how to ask interview questions that reveal what kind of
    person the applicant really is
  • WHAT'S YOUR ETHICS IQ? 5 Principles for Making the Right Decisions Every Time

    In this lively, fun and practical session, Dr. Bruce Weinstein shows you how to increase your ethics IQ in every area of your life. You'll examine five simple principles that will strengthen your relationships, promote positive word-of-mouth, and help you make the right decisions every time, everywhere. Through numerous real-life examples, Dr. Weinstein applies the five principles of ethical intelligence to some of the toughest problems you face at work and beyond.

    Through this program, you will:
    • Discover your ethics IQ and why it's so important
    • Examine the five principles of ethical intelligence
    • Understand how to give and receive criticism effectively
    • Learn effective ways to bring out the best in your team--and yourself
  • ARM-WRESTLING BILL O'REILLY An Insider's Guide to Acing Your Media Interviews

    You've just been invited for an interview on TV or radio. How can you effectively get your message across? What's the best way to handle touch interviewers? Why is it valuable to be a little bit nervous?

    By the end of this presentation, you'll know how to:
    • Ensure you're introduced properly
    • Provide useful questions to the producer
    • Deal effectively with the pre-show jitters
    • Deliver your message no matter what the interviewer asks you
    • Get invited back!

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