Gael O'Brien

Gael O'Brien

Gael O'Brien is publisher of The Week In Ethics and founder of coaching/consulting firm Strategic Opportunities Group.

Blame and Credit: How to Encourage Fairness and Accountability Under Pressure
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Blame and Credit: How to Encourage Fairness and Accountability Under Pressure

Unsure how to stop the blame game or start an honest discussion? We're here to help.
What to Do When Your Boss Doesn't Trust You
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What to Do When Your Boss Doesn't Trust You

Failures of trust and communication can be tricky to navigate. The Ethics Coach can help.
Will My Employer Sue Me for Starting My Own Business?
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Will My Employer Sue Me for Starting My Own Business?

You have ethics questions, and we have answers.
Don't Get No Respect? Here's How to Handle It.
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Don't Get No Respect? Here's How to Handle It.

The Ethics Coach offers advice for when you're not feeling respected by either your boss or your customers.
The Ethics Coach on the Secret to Hiring Honest Employees
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The Ethics Coach on the Secret to Hiring Honest Employees

Also: How to maintain workplace confidentiality.
The Ethics Coach on Managing a Sticky-Fingered Staff
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The Ethics Coach on Managing a Sticky-Fingered Staff

It all comes back to communication.
The Ethics Coach on Dealing With the Office Know-It-All
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The Ethics Coach on Dealing With the Office Know-It-All

How to temper a co-worker who smashes everyone's ideas.
The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees
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The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Entitled Employees

It's important to remember that 'want' and 'deserve' don't always overlap.
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The Ethics Coach's Top 3 Strategies for Creating an Ethical Workplace

Also: Should you work with a bullying client? And is it unethical to be solely motivated by money?
The Ethics Coach on Exit Strategy Etiquette
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The Ethics Coach on Exit Strategy Etiquette

The do's and don't of handling exit strategies and partnerships that have gone sour.
The Ethics Coach on Handling Social Media Attacks
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The Ethics Coach on Handling Social Media Attacks

How do you respond when an employee lashes out on Twitter?
The Ethics Coach on Cash Deals, Transparency and More

The Ethics Coach on Cash Deals, Transparency and More

Our ethics coach takes your questions about under-the-table payments, planned obsolescence and price transparency.
The Ethics Coach on Crisis Management
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The Ethics Coach on Crisis Management

How to run a business during a state of emergency.
The Ethics Coach on Verbal Agreements, Ghostwriting and More
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The Ethics Coach on Verbal Agreements, Ghostwriting and More

Digging into the nuances of verbal agreements, the scary side of ghosting and working for the competition.
The Ethics Coach on Practicing What You Preach
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The Ethics Coach on Practicing What You Preach

Our ethics expert answers questions about online games, employee pay and more.