It turns out that the worker has exactly the same expectation that the manager has, and that is that those people in charge of him should care for him and give him an opportunity to grow.
Human excellence is incomplete without sensitivity towards the environment one lives in.
The key variable is the intent of the ethical leader, the ethical leader must be concerned in the first instance for the well being and excellence of his/her subordinates
One of the reasons that people purposely avoid stepping outside their comfort zones, is to avoid being challenged. We want to surround ourselves with others like us, the contemporary world is no less full of tribal concerns than the era’s which we have labeled dark.
One of the most powerful motivators is a commitment to a cause that is bigger than one’s self interest. If educators cultivate the capacity to easily adopt such causes we will see a greater willingness in our youth to strive through adversity in pursuit of something truly noble.