Michael Josephson spreads the Character Counts message in South America!

Michael Josephson recently traveled to Colombia and Bolivia to spread the Character Counts movement! Some highlights include meeting the famous La Paz Zebras in Bolivia which garnered a full two page spread in a major newspaper!  Michael also had two TV and one radio interview about bringing Character Counts to Bolivia. Michael also spent an incredible day at Saint Andrews school in …

Moral Judgement

Whether we’re talking politics or instructing our kids, we should use restraint in expressing MORAL JUDGEMENT. And we should do so in a way that promotes respect, reflection and discourse rather than resentment, resistance and disagreement.

What We Practice

It’s not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong, not what we gain but what we save makes us rich, not what we read but what we remember makes us learned, and not what we profess but what we practice that gives us integrity.

Your Moral Compass

It doesn’t matter what road you take if your good sense and good values are your compass. You can’t get lost when you have your moral compass.

Real Integrity

Real integrity is doing the right thing knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. – Oprah Winfrey

In The News: Former Penn State President Spanier gets jail time in Sandusky case

This grossly under-reported story should alarm top executives of all organizations. Though the sentences were relatively short  — two months in jail plus another two under house arrest — the fact that former President Graham Spanier, Athletic Director Tim Curley and Sr. VP for Finance Gary Schultz will actually be imprisoned for failing to properly address allegations that ass’t football …

Positive News

It’s always worth taking time to celebrate the good happening in the world!

What Will Matter Pinterest Announcement

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I post this to remind US that humor can improve MEN’S HEALTH and a WOMAN’S DAY. It can make you more COSMOPOLITAN, add GLAMOUR and ENTERTAINMENT to your LIFE

COMMENTARY: Working to Teach Character Together

When I talk to parents and teachers about the role of schools in teaching character someone usually points out that character development is and should be the primary concern of parents. Who can argue with that? Many of the attitudes and habits that make up character are learned at home. But they’re learned elsewhere as well — on the school …