Paxton, who was first elected as Texas Attorney General in 2015, is the top law enforcement officer in Texas. He is responsible for over 4,000 employees and 117 offices around the state, and may finally see some accountability thanks to Texas Whistleblower Act.
Unethical and illegal behavior in both our corporate and government arenas caused our last financial crisis and will, inevitably, cause future financial crises which will harm millions more. Our only hope to change the dangerous direction our country is taking is for individuals who witness illegal and unethical behavior to effectively report that behavior.
This holiday season, I think of the past year and of those who have supported my efforts to inspire a more ethical world. I hope that this year has been just as memorable for you, your friends, and your loved ones as it has for me. Have a peaceful holiday season and a prosperous new… [Read More]
I spoke recently at the new Dallas campus of Texas A&M Commerce University to their graduate and undergraduate business students and alumni, with many others, including some Texas A&M financial planning students, attending virtually via zoom. Professor Jared Pickens, the organizer of the event, asked me to speak on “Ethics in the Last and Next… [Read More]
I was honored to speak to Stephen Arbogast’s “Resisting Corporate Corruption” class and discuss why it is important for students to learn ethics and how to identify corruption early.
It was my great honor to speak again at the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, where they teach ethics classes in all disciplines.
While our stories come from different industries, both situations involve manipulating people. All the similarities between our stories come down to one: Powerful people exploited those who lacked power in order to increase personal gain.
I have just learned that the documentary, The Con, a five-part investigative docuseries revealing massive frauds committed by large banks which led to the Great Financial Crisis, is being released through multiple channels… Apple TV, Amazon, Xbox, Vimeo, and Comcast On Demand.
These are very challenging times. As we all negotiate through the Covid-19 crisis I hope you and yours are safe and healthy. You are probably deluged with continuous crisis news and health and safety issues, and so I have decided to pause the weekly posts my team and I send you. I am focusing more… [Read More]
Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford at age 19 to start a new career. She founded Theranos, which was a privately held health technology corporation initially touted as a breakthrough technology company in the blood-testing market. The money and glory were huge. In a few short years, Ms. Holmes grew the company to a valuation of $9 billion. Ms…. [Read More]