Integrity Moments - July 6, 2011

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Peer Pressure
July 6, 2011
By: Rick Boxx

As a young man I worked with a peer who was a bad influence. Although I was completely responsible for my own actions, I ultimately was fired for following his lead and charging personal expenses to the company.

A study on student peer pressure, highlighted in a Wall Street Journal article, discovered that friends do have a powerful influence on each other. When one friend begins participating in negative behavior like sex, smoking, or drugs there is a significantly higher possibility that his or her close friends will engage in similar behavior within the next year.

This study affirms Paul’s teaching in 1 Corinthians 15:33, “Do not be misled: Bad company corrupts good character.”

The culture of your business is fragile. When hiring, test and verify for good character.

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Contact Rick Boxx at www.integritymoments.org, and to learn more about Integrity Resource Center go to integrityresource.org.

 
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