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General Would like to receive free motivational and educational books Zambia
Business Link between business and ethics Nigeria
Resources Seeking questions on character for dissertation Philippines
General Have good character but can't advance in job UK
General How is the study of character important to business students? Nigeria
General Parents won't let me talk Nigeria
Definition Wants to promote peace and character in his country Liberia
Franklin's Virtues How could I follow the virtue Chastity? Bangladesh
General Is being a virgin a sign of good character? India
Franklin's Virtues Virtues are a mold to live by USA

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Would like to receive free motivational and educational books

Topic: General


August 25, 2014

I would like to receive free motivational and educational books. how would you help me.

francoise - Zambia



You can download Free Motivational Books.

For educational books, it is best to state a specific subject. However, you can check Free Educational Books.

There are other sources available. Best wishes on improving yourself.

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Link between business and ethics

Topic: Business


August 6, 2014


ITORO - Nigeria



A good source for material and articles on the subject is Business Ethics and Social Responsibility. You should be able to find enough information to fill in your six pages.

Best wishes in your project.

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Seeking questions on character for dissertation

Topic: Resources


May 7, 2014

i am currently making a research proposal for my dissertation, entitle The Relationship of Personal Characteristics and Job Satisfaction to Adversity Quotient of Educators. one of my predicament is to find a questionnaire to determine or measure the personal character of my respondents. please help me.

- Philippines



It is very difficult to determine the character of a person through a questionnaire, primarily because most people are poor judges of their own character. For example, if you ask a person if he or she has the character trait of being hard-working, most will say they are, even thought the person may be lazy.

The judgement of a person's character usually comes from others. That is why job applicants often need to provide character references, although that is not fool-proof either.

It seems like you are considering personality traits or characteristics. Some personalities respond to adversity better than others. There are many good personality trait tests, such as the Myers-Briggs set of questions.

I hope this information is useful to you. Best wishes for success in your dissertation.

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Have good character but can't advance in job

Topic: General


April 7, 2014

I am so positive and confident yet to trustworthy I have not been able to capitalize on my knowledge and experience in my field

Costa - UK



Certainly knowledge and experience are important in advancing in your career. Having good attitudes, character, and confidence make a good impression adds to your potential.

In some situations, a supervisors will see a good worker and recommend the person for a promotion. But there are supervisors who won't do that. It is good to let others know of your skills and character.

You also need to examine the chances for growth in your job. Ask yourself what would be the next step for advancement. In some situations, you may have to seek a transfer or a new job.

Keep up with doing good work and having good attitudes. But also make plans for your advancement.

Best wishes in your career growth.

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How is the study of character important to business students?

Topic: General


March 25, 2014

How is the study on character and business success important to contemporary business students?

akila - Nigeria



Character is very important in business. Customers need to trust the companies and people from which they buy. Employers want workers who are honest and diligent.

Some business classes only emphasize how to optimize revenue and overlook satisfying the customer and workers.

Character study and business ethics should be a part of a business school curriculum.

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Parents won't let me talk

Topic: General


August 6, 2013

what if your parents don't give you chance to speak and somtimes when you do it seems as if its an insult how do you place that am i portraying a bad character?

Joyful - Nigeria



When you get to a certain age, it is sometimes difficult to communicate with your parents.

You have to be sure that you are not interrupting your parents or complaining about things. The best thing to do is to first ask for permission to say something. For example, "Mother, could I say something?" Once you have their attention, you can make your comment.

Your parents will probably feel this is a polite way of acting and should allow you to talk.

Also consider your attitude when you say things to them. If you seem to be complaining or criticizing, it may sound like you are insulting, although you probably don't mean it that way.

Speaking respectfully to your parents--and even teachers in school--is a useful skill that can get you far in life. It also results in them thinking that you have good character.

I hope these ideas help. Best wishes on a happy family life.

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Wants to promote peace and character in his country

Topic: Definition


November 2, 2012

My name is Pastor Gbarsay Wesseh Bestman, now living in Monrovia, Liberia. I am presently working on a project "The Liberia Peace and Reconciliation Campaign." My hope and prayer is that my country will get to a place in our national life where Liberians will be able to co-exist peacefully with respect for one another.
In my search for a help in getting training materials for our people, I came across your site and other great sites where I am just reading and reading. Can you be a help to us in our search for training materials?
Thanks so much for all you will do to help us.

Pastor Bestman & Team

G. Wesseh - Liberia



It is good that you are working to get the people in your country to coexist peacefully. Unfortunately, different religions and cultures within a country can be at odds against each other and actually become violent. They tend to dehumanize those with different views or beliefs.

One direction to solve the problem must come from the highest levels of government. Statements such as "We are all Liberians. Let us accept each other and get along" can inspire many people. However, the problem is getting government officials to actually promote such cooperation.

Within your church and community, you can advocate cooperation and try to get different groups to work together on community projects.

Let me know the progress of your works. I will also be on the alert of any additional material that can help you.

Best wishes in your efforts.

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How could I follow the virtue Chastity?

Topic: Franklin's Virtues


October 5, 2012

How could I follow the virtue Chastity? Won't my wife will be unhappy if I only use venery for offspring (i.e. sex once in 6 months)? Please answer me. I REALLY want to conserve my SEXUAL ENERGY as much as possible and to transmute them (chapter 11 in Think and Grow Rich). I am unmarried and not in arelationship with any woman.

Shakkhor - Bangladesh



Chastity refers to the sexual behavior of a man or woman that is acceptable to the moral standards and guidelines of a culture or religion. Although it usually include refraining from sex before marriage, some cultures and religions allow it.

It is natural for a young man to have much sexual energy, so trying to hold it back does not really conserve the energy. In fact, in some cases trying to conserve sexual energy results in frustration. For a married man to have sex only every 6 months is not normal and makes both the man and woman unhappy.

Seek a good and natural relationship with a woman that is acceptable to your religion and culture. Many men do that and are satisfied in their lives.

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Is being a virgin a sign of good character?

Topic: General


August 21, 2012

being virgin a girl can be titled good character girl.
if she loses her virginity that means bad character.
Leaving her lover,love only just because not to hurt her parents resembles sign of a bad character or what.

nisha - India



Many cultures believe that an unmarried girl should remain a virgin until she is married. But sometimes a girl can lose her virginity to a man she plans to marry. That does not mean she has bad character, especially if they do get married.

However, a girl who has sex with many men can be considered having poor character among others in her culture.

Although it is good to try to please your parents and not want to hurt them, they need to realize that you have your own life to live. Sometimes parents forget that their children must make their own decisions.

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Virtues are a mold to live by

Topic: Franklin's Virtues


February 26, 2012

the virtues and the ten commandments are a mold to live our live's by. Being a good, just and charitable person will give all a life very close to the mold we have set to live our live's by. Being of moral character and a patriot to the republic makes the U.S.A. a great country to live , we should all contribute to the priviledge of being a citizen, free and given the chance to prosper.

Bob - USA



Thank you for your views on the subject. I believe that most people will agree with you. It is also the philosophy of the School for Champions website.

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