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Values Report 2024

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Summary This page provides resources for anyone interested in studying values. Values are positive character strengths that have been recognized throughout history as desirable. They are generally common across various cultures and belief systems. Aesop’s Fables Captivating the hearts and minds of kids and adults for generations, Aesop, a former Greek slave, developed simple and… Continue reading Values Report 2024

VALUES: Why monkeys (and humans) are wired for fairness

About “Fairness matters … to both people and primates. Sharing priceless footage of capuchin monkeys responding to perceived injustice, primatologist Sarah Brosnan explores why humans and monkeys evolved to care about equality — and emphasizes the connection between a healthy, cooperative society and everyone getting their fair share.” (TED, 21 Dec 2020) Video [Video Date:… Continue reading VALUES: Why monkeys (and humans) are wired for fairness

Christine Porath – The Economic Value of Civility, Respect, Decency, and Kindness

The videos below are various presentations by Christine Porath on the topic of civility and how the lack of civility in the workplace creates a toxic workplace and has a great economic cost. Respect, gratitude, kindness, empathy — these are not just proper ways to behave but they are the most effective ways to interact… Continue reading Christine Porath – The Economic Value of Civility, Respect, Decency, and Kindness