This is an entrepreneur's moral hot button because
it exposes an entrepreneur's own personal ethic, one that defines the moral character and bedrock CHARACTER beliefs
of his or her organization. Fundamental organization theory regarding any "power control center" will expose
every time that a failure to bring ethics to the table at the start will inevitably assure an entrepreneur's and
his or her organization's failure somewhere down the line. Want examples? How about those great entrepreneurial ventures
known as Tyco, Global Crossing, and Enron not to mention the thousands of upon thousands of new enterprises that fail every
As the old saying goes 'just because it is legal Does Not make it ethical! Why communities
continue to put lawyers in charge of Ethics Committees is beyond comprehension. The law as lawyers are found of saying is
a Jealous Mistress and will defend literally to the death that if action is legal it is morally and ethically just under the
law. Evey human being knows that is not true and that is why Justice is blindfolded so that she can not see the injustice
being entered in the name of the law as it exists. Example -- Slavery.
An entrepreneur must establish a culture of character education and proactive ethics and integrity attitudes from top to bottom from the outset. This assures an organizationally
life threatening future dilemma will be avoided
. Otherwise, like the examples above, one may wake up
one morning and find everything worked for -- lost.
Did you know that all successful entrepreneurs fail to succeed at least
once in a new venture before they finally hit the jackpot?
know the average number of failures an entrepreneur has in a lifetime of entrepreneurial undertakings
is? Now you know why there aren't many super entrepreneurs (Bill Gate's types) around. Failure has a way of weeding
out the non-entrepreneurs pretty quickly.
Did you know that most
entrepreneurs would rather invest in another business venture rather then stocks, bonds, mutual funds, commodities, currencies,
real estate, and any other investment instruments combined?
you know that entrepreneurs are called "transformational leaders"