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In Moral Intelligence 2.0, Lennick and Kiel extensively identify the moral components at the heart of the recent financial crisis, and illuminate the monetary and human costs of failed moral leadership in global finance, business and government. The authors begin by systematically defining the principles of moral intelligence and the behavioral competencies associated with them. Next, they demonstrate why sustainable optimal performance–on both an individual and organizational level–requires the development and application of superior moral and emotional competencies. Using many new examples and real case studies and new interviews with key business leaders, they identify connections between moral intelligence and higher levels of trust, engagement, retention, and innovation. Readers will find specific guidance on moral leadership in both large organizations and entrepreneurial ventures, as well as a new, practical, step-by-step plan for measuring and strengthening every component of moral intelligence–from integrity and responsibility to compassion and forgiveness.

In Jon Huntsman's Winners Never Cheat: Even In Difficult Times. Who's Jon Huntsman? Someone who started with practically nothing, and made it to Forbes' list of America's Top 100 richest people: a self-made multi-billionaire. This book presents the lessons of his lifetime in business: a life that has included the best of times and the worst. The first edition became an instant classic; now, Huntsman has thoroughly updated it with new chapters on maintaining your principles in difficult times, when dishonest "sharks" seem to be everywhere. This is no mere exhortation: it's as practical as a book can get. It's about how you listen to your moral compass, even as others ignore theirs. It's about building teams with higher values...sharing success and taking responsibility...earning the rewards that only come with giving back. Huntsman built his career and fortune on these principles. You don't live them just to "win": you live them because they're right. But in an age of cheating and scandal, Huntsman's life proves honesty is more than right: it's your biggest competitive differentiator. So, consider what kind of person you want to do business with. Then, be that person and use this book to get you there. All author royalties from this book go to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation.

Table of Contents

  1. About This eBook
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Moral Intelligence 2.0: Enhancing Business Performance and Leadership Success in Turbulent Times
    1. Copyright Page
    2. Dedication Page
    3. More Praise for Moral Intelligence 2.0
    4. Foreword
    5. Foreword to Previous Edition
      1. Values and Operating Philosophy
      2. Cultural Relativism and Moral Horizons of Significance
      3. Believing and Belonging
      4. Moral Intelligence
      5. Endnotes
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. About the Authors
    8. Introduction
      1. Leaders Interviewed
      2. Thought Partners
    9. Part I. Moral Intelligence
      1. 1. Good Business
        1. Moral Stupidity Act 1
        2. What Does Moral Leadership Look Like?
        3. Endnotes
      2. 2. Born to Be Moral
        1. What the Best Leaders Believe
        2. A Visit to the Nursery
        3. Nature Versus Nurture
        4. Growing Up Moral
        5. Learning to Be Responsible
        6. When Things Go Wrong
        7. Inside Your (Moral) Brain
        8. It’s All in Your Head
        9. The Moral Map of Your Brain
        10. Why We’re Good and Why We’re Bad
        11. So What Goes Wrong?
        12. The Neuroscience of Moral Decision Making
        13. Can We Actually Change Our Brain?
        14. Moral Software
        15. Endnotes
      3. 3. Your Moral Compass
        1. Frame 1: Moral Compass
        2. Values
        3. Discovering Your Values
        4. The Morality of Values
        5. Put It in Writing
        6. Exercise: Goal Alignment Test
        7. Frame 3: Behavior
        8. Endnotes
      4. 4. Staying True to Your Moral Compass
        1. Common Moral Viruses
        2. Endnote
    10. Part II. Developing Moral Skills
      1. 5. Integrity
        1. Acting Consistently with Principles, Values, and Beliefs
        2. Telling the Truth
        3. Standing Up for What Is Right
        4. Keeping Promises
      2. 6. Responsibility
        1. Taking Responsibility for Personal Choices
        2. Admitting Mistakes and Failures
        3. Embracing Responsibility for Serving Others
        4. Endnote
      3. 7. Compassion and Forgiveness
        1. Actively Caring About Others
        2. Letting Go of Your Own Mistakes
        3. Letting Go of Others’ Mistakes
      4. 8. Emotions
        1. Self-Awareness
        2. Understanding Your Thoughts
        3. Personal Effectiveness
        4. Deciding What to Think
        5. Self-Control
        6. Nurturing Emotional Health
        7. Interpersonal Effectiveness
        8. Empathy
        9. Misplaced Compassion
        10. Respecting Others
        11. Getting Along with Others
        12. Endnote
      5. 9. Making Moral Decisions
        1. How Roger Used the 4 Rs
        2. Endnotes
    11. Part III. Moral Leadership
      1. 10. The Moral Leader
        1. Performance Problems
        2. Endnote
      2. 11. Leading Large Organizations
        1. The Fabric of Values
        2. Is There Such a Thing as a Morally Intelligent Organization?
        3. The Morally Intelligent Organization—An Aerial View
        4. Morally Intelligent Policies
        5. The Principles That Matter Most
        6. Cultivating Organizational Integrity
        7. The Responsible Organization
        8. The Compassionate Organization
        9. The Forgiving Organization
        10. Recruiting for Values
        11. Reinforcing Values Starts at the Top
        12. The Power of Formal Rewards
        13. Success Stories
        14. Ideal Versus Real
        15. Values and the Global Organization
        16. Endnotes
      3. 12. Moral Intelligence for the Entrepreneur
        1. Moral Values in Small Organizations
        2. Last Words About Business Start-Ups
        3. Endnotes
    12. Epilogue: Becoming a Global Moral Leader
      1. Raising the Stakes
      2. Watch Your Wake
      3. Give Back
      4. Create the Future
      5. A Global Business Opportunity
      6. Conclusion
      7. Endnotes
    13. A. Strengthening Your Moral Skills
      1. A Look in the Mirror
      2. Using the MCI
      3. The Right Frame of Mind for Completing the MCI
      4. Scoring and Interpreting Your MCI
      5. Prioritizing Your Moral Development Efforts
      6. The Road Less Traveled
      7. The 80/20 Rule
      8. Your Moral Development Plan
      9. Putting Your Moral Development Plan into Practice
      10. Breaking Bad Habits
      11. Reward Yourself for Positive Change
      12. Surround Yourself with Positive People
      13. Do I Really Need to Change?
      14. Books, Audio, and Video Media
      15. Workshops
      16. Personal Counseling
      17. Executive Coaching
      18. Endnote
    14. B. Moral Competency Inventory (MCI)
    15. C. Scoring the MCI
      1. Moral Competencies Worksheet
      2. What Your Total MCI Score Means
    16. D. Interpreting Your MCI Scores
      1. Total MCI Score (Alignment Score)
      2. Highest and Lowest Competency Scores
      3. Individual Item Scores
      4. Reality Testing
      5. Do Your Scores Matter?
      6. Now What?
    17. Index
  6. Winners Never Cheat: Even In Difficult Times
    1. Copyright Page
    2. Dedication Page
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. About the author
    5. Forward
    6. Introduction Good Times, Bad Times
    7. Chapter One Lessons from the Sandbox
    8. Chapter Two Check Your Moral Compass
    9. Chapter Three Play by the Rules
    10. Chapter Four Setting the Example
    11. Chapter Five Keep Your Word
    12. Chapter Six Why We Cross the Line
    13. Chapter Seven Pick Advisors Wisely
    14. Chapter Eight Get Mad, Not Even
    15. Chapter Nine Graciousness Is Next to Godliness
    16. Chapter Ten Your Name Is on the Door
    17. Chapter Eleven The Obligation to Give Back
    18. Chapter Twelve The Bottom Line
    19. Perspective from Larry King
    20. Perspective from Neil Cavuto
    21. Perspective from Wayne Reaud