Selected Quotes to Guide a Discussion About Effective Apology

In preparation for a recent talk on apology I gave in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, I went through my book to pull out some statements that might serve as s basis for for a discussion. I was pleased that many of the quotes inspired some good discussion. This was […] Read more

Accountability, Apology, and Bill Cosby

It’s more and more obvious that the entertainer Bill Cosby has conducted his private life in a shameful and criminal manner for many decades. As of this writing, over a dozen women have come forward with allegations that are remarkably similar. Some of the women complained decades ago that Bill […] Read more

An Inmate’s Public Apology

In a previous blog, I introduced an inmate I called Charles.   He wrote me a letter introducing himself as an inmate in the Sheridan Correctional Center in Illinois. Charles wanted to issue a public apology and asked me my opinion about doing so.   That blog post included my […] Read more

An Inmate Asks if he should Issue a Public Apology

An inmate–let’s call him Charles–incarcerated at the Sheridan Correctional Center in Illinois  writes with a question about whether he should issue a public apology for his offenses. Charles writes: I have a subscription to my local newspaper, and I noticed that there are a great deal of crime reports and […] Read more