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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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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

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram 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 decision,...

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

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram 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 intended to...

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."...

Responsibility Quotes

  Loving the quote images?Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more like them throughout the month!     "Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else." -Les Brown "The happiest people in the world are...

Positivity Quotes

Love the quote images you see below? Follow us on Instagram for more like them throughout the month! “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.”-Buddha “I hope the millions of people I've touched have the...

No Matter How You Say It: Positivity

Word Origin positive (adj.) early 14c., originally a legal term meaning "formally laid down, decreed or legislated by authority" (opposed to natural),  from Old French positif (13c.) and directly from Latin positivus "settled by agreement, positive" (opposed...

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...

A Song In Your Heart

Ask the group to name some songs that were written about places. After they have named several, explain that people write songs about places that mean something to them. It may be where they met someone special or did something totally new. Have each participant think...

Cartoon “Character”

Discuss famous cartoon characters from Looney Tunes to Disney. Once you have named several characters, allow time for each person to decide which cartoon character they would like to be and what their most visible and positive character trait would be as that cartoon...

Good Graffiti

Each person starts with a sheet of drawing paper and crayons, colored pencils, or markers. The object of the activity is for each person to draw graffiti. Explain that graffiti is drawn on public buildings, trains, bathroom stalls, etc. by individuals who want to...