Gael O'Brien

Gael O'Brien

Guest Writer
The Ethics Coach

More From Gael O'Brien

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.
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The Ethics Coach on Crisis Management

How to run a business during a state of emergency.
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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.
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The Ethics Coach on Practicing What You Preach

Our ethics expert answers questions about online games, employee pay and more.
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The Ethics Coach Tackles Thorny Issues of Ownership and If Pay-for-Play Is Ever OK

Our resident ethics coach tackles your tricky ethical dilemmas, such as is 'you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours' ever an acceptable business practice?
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The Ethics Coach on Dealing With Backstabbing

What to do when someone you trust betrays you and how to address a competitor who cops to unethical behavior.
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The Ethics Coach on Conflicts of Interest and Personal Tasks

We tackle the ethical dilemmas of getting insider information, and asking your assistant to complete items on your personal to-do list.
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The Ethics Coach on Pirating Software, Copycat Designing and More

This month we tackle thorny questions about pirates, extreme imitation and angry creditors.
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The Ethics Coach on Misrepresentation

We tackle the ethical dilemmas of pretending to be bigger than you are, selling products you get for free, and quitting your job to become the competition.
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The Ethics Coach on Accountability

There's not always a clear-cut answer regarding the amount of responsibility you have to shoulder in every situation. This month our ethics coach tackles two tricky accountability issues.
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The Ethics Coach on How to Maintain the Integrity of Your Brand

The Ethics Coach offers advice on managing trust and protecting reputation.