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Each month, the Character Council provides a free email bulletin for business leaders with methods and creative activities for integrating the character quality of the month into business practices. Use the form to the right to be added to the list.

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Self-Control Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “Willpower is easy. Won’t power is hard!” -Clifton Bauer “Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power.” -James Allen “We cannot always...

Justice Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions...

Honesty Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.”-Albert Einstein “The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack...

Determination Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination.”-Tommy Lasorda “You don’t have to get it perfect; you just have to get it...

Empathy Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “Listening is about being present, not just about being quiet.”-Krista Tippett “Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following...

Respect Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “There is no such thing as being a gentleman at important moments; it is at unimportant moments that a man is a gentleman....If once his mind is possessed in any...

Loyalty Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “Confidentiality is a virtue of the loyal, as loyalty is the virtue of faithfulness.” -Edwin Louis Cole “Loyalty cannot be blueprinted. It cannot be produced on...

Confidence Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”-Karim Seddiki “Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself.”-Roy...

Dependability Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “Where would you be without friends? The people to pick you up when you need lifting? We come from homes far from perfect, so you end up almost parent and sibling...

Collaboration Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where...

I Forget!

Arrange the participants in groups of 3 - 7 for this story-telling exercise. Make up a negative story title that is age-appropriate for the group. One person in each group starts by making up the first part of the story. After a few sentences, or when they become...

Hoop Circle

Have everyone form a circle and join hands. Break the circle and thread a hula-hoop on someone’s arms and reconnect the circle. Without breaking hands, they must pass the hoop to the next person continuing around the circle with each player stepping into the hoop and...

Net-Working

Have the group stand in a circle, shoulder to shoulder then take 2 giant steps backward. Give one person a ball of yarn. Have them unwind a portion that they think will reach across the circle, hold the end then toss the ball of yarn across the circle to someone else....

Martian Name

To create your “Martian Name”, you reverse your first and last name and spell them backward so Abraham Lincoln’s Martian name would be Nlocnil Maharba. Since Martians are named for a quality, you must translate the meaning of your new name by describing something...

Bunny Bounce

You will need a large venue for this game. Divide the group into smaller groups of 6 - 8 participants. Pair up the groups. If you have an uneven number of groups, you can have one set of three groups work together. Give each group a Beach Towel. The participants...

Tarp Hole

To prepare for this activity, get an old tarp or an old blanket and cut several holes in it. You will also need a ball, smaller than the holes that you cut. Have the group stand around the outside of the tarp and each hold onto the edge. Have them step outwards so...

Everybody’s a Character!

Everyone has a favorite cartoon character but that is not what this exercise is about. Each person needs to pick the cartoon character that they either want to be like or one that they think they are like. You can switch it to people in current commercials or sit-com...