Here’s what we said to someone recently in working through a distressing ethical issue:
A tenet of the Essay Snark business model is to help others. We had understood that to be your interest as well, based on your work history and interest in social venture with organizations such as [redacted]. We have a strong concern for ethics and especially in this crazy mixed up world, we really care about doing right, setting a role model for behavior, and very important, being careful to focus on the positive and to empower those who have the same values of ethics and shooting straight. We even have language in our site terms and conditions about the situations under which we can contact schools about our clients, which you’re welcome to check out if you’re interested. We really care about this stuff and feel like it’s one of the best ways we can hope for a better world in the future, is to support positive behaviors today.
This is also very valid:
Culture comes from the top…of our country!
— Vivien Wu (@MissVivienWu) January 24, 2018
Question: What do you do when someone is blatantly lying to you to your face?