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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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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...

Wisdom Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.”-Herb Caen “From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his...

Flexibility Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “In an earthquake, the most dangerous place to be is in a tall building that is not flexible. Yet, one of the safest places is a tall building that has been...

Humility Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “Humility is like underwear, essential, but indecent if it shows.” -Helen Nielsen   “It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities...

Punctuality Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     "That old law about 'an eye for an eye' leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing." -Martin Luther King, Jr. "In any moment of...

Kindness Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     "Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate."-Albert Schweitzer "As...

Resilience Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “Things don't go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all you were...

Generosity Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     “Blessed are those who give without remembering. And blessed are those who take without forgetting.” -Elizabeth Bibesco “You have not lived today until you have...

Gratefulness Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     "Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts."...

Read All About It!

Each person will need a blank piece of paper and something with which to write. Have them write on the paper sideways (landscape). They are to write a fake headline identifying a future accomplishment. Encourage them to dream big. It could be a headline announcing...

Dot to Dot

Divide the class into groups. You can use seating arrangements such as a row or table to define the groups or create groups on your own. Instruct each group to…

The Longest Sentence

Divide the group into groups of 3 or 4 but have an even number of groups. A scribe is appointed in each group. Give them a sentence starter such as “The purring kitten...”. Each group must create a sentence with the goal being the group who creates the longest...

A Penny For Your Thoughts

This game can be played with pennies or any coin. You will need at least one per person. Have the coins in a bag or a bowl that is easy to pass around. Each person, takes a coin, reads the year (provide a magnifying glass for those who may need assistance), and then...

Vanity Plates

Begin this activity by asking what you see on a car’s license plate. You are looking for two things: the state and a unique number/letter combination. In addition, states can add slogans, and individuals can select from additional decorations such as for military or...

Snowballs

Have each participant write a fact about themselves on an 8 ½ x 11 white sheet of paper. (Excellent use of scrap paper!) Make sure they know the fact will be shared and used to identify them. Do not put a name on the paper. (Younger participants can draw a picture of...

The Gauntlet

If the group is large, you may want to divide it into several gauntlets. If the group is young, you may want to divide the boys and girls. This will take considerable room. Create a gauntlet of participants by forming two lines, facing one another. Space the people in...

Group Thumb Wars

Line up your group in 2 lines facing each other. The players facing each other are partners. Have the partners spread out from the other partners so they don’t easily hear another partner group sharing. If you have an odd number of players, then one person has a “bye”...

Platforms and Promises

Set the stage for an election with your group. You can choose or create a position that all the participants will run for such as “President”, Principal” or “Activities Director”. You may also allow each person to run for whatever office they choose encouraging...