Leadership Columnist

The Week in Ethics

The Week in Ethics has an international readership of companies, universities, ethics centers and those interested in leadership and ethical issues in business, higher education and sports.

Business Ethics Magazine

As a columnist for Business Ethics Magazine, Gael covers the gamut of leadership issues. Columns can be found here

Entrepreneur Magazine

Gael O’Brien originated and wrote Entrepreneur Magazine’s The Ethics Coach column, answering entrepreneurs’ questions on how to respond to ethical dilemmas they were facing. Gael’s column can be found here

Stepping Stones to Success

Gael co-authored Stepping Stones to Success (2010) with Deepak Chopra, Jack Canfield, Dennis Waitley and others. She identifies 10 leadership and communication strategies to help leaders prevent problems from escalating into crises, offering an effective way to manage the reputation asset of the company.

Stepping Stones to Success, Gael O'Brien

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Selected podcasts, published articles and media interviews

Society of Corporate Ethics and Compliance (SCCE) July 3, 2018 podcast “Gael O’Brien on Self Seal” interviewed by Adam Turteltaub – http://complianceandethics.org/gael-obrien-on-self-seal-podcast/

HCCA Compliance Today magazine, p. 13 “Loosening the grip of self-seal,” The Compliance and Ethics Blog, August 2018

“A Place at the Table: Should the Ethics Function Report to a Company’s Highest Authority?”    Report A-O254-08 Executive Action Series, The Conference Board, January 2008.

Do No Harm,https://journalrecord.com/2014/04/25/obrien-do-no-harm-opinion/ The Journal Record, April 25, 2014

“Report: Penn St. officials concealed abuse”, Gael O’Brien interview on Minnesota Public Radio Minnesota Public Radio – https://www.mprnews.org/story/2012/07/12/daily-circuit-penn-state-report   July 12, 2012

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I’ve worked with Gael on some of her business ethics research, particularly in corporate governance and leadership. She has a unique ability to transform important and complex ideas into real world models for business practices. I’ve profited greatly from our collaboration.

W. Michael Hoffman PhD
Executive Director, Center for Business Ethics, and Hieken Professor of Business and Professional Ethics, Bentley University