25 Lessons Learned – Lesson 07: Never Stay Where You Are Uncomfortable Ethically

25 Lessons Learned

Nov 06
Never Stay Where You Are Uncomfortable Ethically, Scott MacDonald, @scottmacnotes

Never Stay Where You Are Uncomfortable Ethically

 

Never Stay Where You Are Uncomfortable Ethically

A: Hi. I am Angelina Neglia, and I am sitting here with Scott MacDonald, author of Saving Investa, How an Ex Factory Worker Helped Save an Iconic Australian Company. In the Book, Scott shares 25 lessons learned from his long career, which ranged from factory worker, sweeping streets, washing dishes, and being CEO of multiple companies.

Lesson seven is: Never Stay Where You Are Uncomfortable Ethically. But… what if you need the money?

S: Angie, most business people I’ve dealt with through the years are honest and reputable, but there’re always some who aren’t. You must be comfortable ethically with where you spend most of your time. If you’re in the wrong place, it’s time to move on. If you stay for the money, you’re prostituting yourself. Move on. Keep your values and ethics. You will find other opportunities wherever you go. Good people always rise to the top and will find better opportunities elsewhere.

A: This is Angelina Neglia talking with author Scott MacDonald. For more lessons learned, look for Scott’s new book, Saving Investa.


Check out all “25 Lessons Learned”.

Watch for a new book, by Scott MacDonald, Think Like a Dog, due out in 2017. Scott’s book, Saving Investa, is available for pre-order at Amazon.com and more widely available November 1, 2016.

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