The Power of Character

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Michael S. Josephson, Wes Hanson
Unlimited Publishing LLC, 2004 - Literary Collections - 387 pages
Essays about character from 41 of the country's most distinguished, interesting and accomplished citizens, including CBS's Dan Rather; Harvard's Alan M. Dershowitz; radio host Dr. Laura Schlessinger; best selling author Daniel Goleman; spiritual leader Marianne Williamson, and many more.
 

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Contents

part one LESSONS for LIVING
5
Living the Clean Clean Life
16
Character Courage and Conscience
22
Accepting the Rules of the Game
40
The Essential Qualities of a Good Person
48
The Power of Words
58
part two CHARACTER ROLE MODELS
67
A Father of Solid Oak
84
In Defense of Privacy
208
Addressing the Character Crisis
216
Awakening Our Moral Imagination
225
Community Action for Childrens Character
234
The Challenge of Public Service
242
Character and Freedom
250
part six VALUES and the MEANING
259
Good Character Without Threat or Promise
268

A Modest Giant Who Changed the World
90
part three FAMILY MATTERS
97
Our Moral DNA
108
How to Raise a Kid with Character
116
My Mothers Gift to Me
134
part four CHARACTER at WORK
141
Creating Corporate Character
150
The Bottom Line on Character
160
Training Leaders
170
Personal and Professional Ethics
190
CHARACTER in SOCIETY
199
The Moral Character of Religious
277
Knowing What Is Right Is Not Enough
294
Sexual Responsibility and Character
304
part seven EDUCATING CHARACTER
315
In Praise of Eccentricity
327
The Courage to Stick Your Neck Out
337
What College Students Dont Know
346
Community Renewal Through
357
Managing the School Environment
367
INDEX
375
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Michael Josephson is founder of the Josephson Institute of Ethics and the CHARACTER COUNTS! Coalition

Hanson is Communications Director of The Josephson Institute.

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