Character is not cut in marble – it is not something solid and unalterable. It is something living and changing.'
Virtue is about the difficult and the good'
Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education'
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Education has for its object the formation of character.'
True humility...is the low but deep and firm foundation of all virtues.'
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New research project on character and responsible leadership
Ed Brooks and Adam Grodecki, 1st June 2020
The Oxford Character Project announces a new landmark research project, focusing on character and leadership development at the heart of responsible business
“Just Business” Leadership Series
5th - 26th June 2020
online via Zoom (where else?!)
Workshops covering ancient, contemporary, and future looking perspectives on how to be an effective and responsible leader.