'Tis the Season: Ethics of Gifting & Entertaining

'Tis the Season: Ethics of Gifting & Entertaining
Joan Eisenstodt
December 7, 2018
Many of you will give or receive gifts or entertain or be entertained by those with whom you are doing business, have done business, referred business or one day may do business. What goes into your thinking when giving or accepting gifts?

Safety and Inclusion Tips for Meetings in Troubling Times

Safety and Inclusion Tips for Meetings in Troubling Times
Joan Eisenstodt
November 2, 2018
The last few weeks have been especially difficult. It’s not just client deadlines, illnesses of those I love, and the normal stress of a year coming to an end. It’s the horrific acts of hate in the United States and around the world. You, before reading on, want to know what this has to do with our industry and your work. Stay with me, please. I’ll show you.

Is Being a No-Show Unethical?

Joan Eisenstodt
October 23, 2015
After re-reading the CMP Standards of Ethical Conduct and Policy, I confirmed that CMPs who no-show at events violate any number of points.

When the Political Becomes Practical

Joan Eisenstodt
August 14, 2015
Do politics, social justice issues, and local laws that may discriminate against any of your meeting constituents impact your decisions about the destinations and properties you select for your meetings?

Let's Go to the Videotape! Verifying Someone's Story

Joan Eisenstodt
February 9, 2015
If you are following the news, you've probably heard that NBC is fact-checking Brian Williams of NBC Nightly News. This post from Alan Bean, someone I trust when it comes to ethics and justice, though our religious beliefs differ, provides enlightenment about something referred to as "false memory."

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