The world of commerce is often a difficult one to navigate. Whether the position you hold is that of CEO, CFO or any other higher-level executive, maintaining a moral compass is one of the only ways you can help your company overcome the ethical obstacles, challenges and distractions the business world is bound to present.
You have to know, with certainty, the difference between right and wrong. You have to be able to maintain your integrity and be willing to be held accountable for the actions you take.
The CEO of Booher Research had it right when she stated in a recent Huffington Post article, "When people decide to disregard their moral compass as the official business handbook, they begin to make up the rules as they go."