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Frustrations

I have been feeling quite frustrated lately for a lot of different reasons. I have been frankly sort of disappointed in the humanity as a whole. I have been faced with a couple of different situations during the past couple of weeks that have angered me. First, a friend of mine called me about a situation at work feeling that she had been betrayed by her manager. She felt used and unappreciated. Second, I was trying to help someone who ended up acting without integrity and breached an agreement. These two situations resonated with me and caused me to reflect on the importance of some basic human values. We all work with other humans and must find ways to collaborate. We should not use people and we should always seek to help people. Nothing is worth doing if it is not done with integrity. As a professor I feel that it is my absolute responsibility to teach about these values in my classroom. I teach MBA courses and feel that managers and leaders have to operate with trust, integrity, …