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Be the Sun, Not the Salt, featuring Harry Cohen and John Daly

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Behavioral Ethics - Non-technical

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Ethics |  ACPEN Industry Institute
John L. Daly, MBA, CPA, CMA, CPIM |  Dr. Harry D. Cohen, PhD
Course Levels:
1 Hour

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What if being nice, or specifically being a positive best version of yourself, made you a more effective leader?  Ethical leadership, is effective leadership. That’s what Dr. Cohen, noted psychologist, transformational speaker, executive coach, and author of Be The Sun, Not The Salt, has been teaching organizations to do for years. Dr. Cohen’s work is based on scientific studies of human behavior broken down into simple, easily digestible pillars structured around the Heliotropic Effect. In this webcast we will discuss Dr. Cohen’s path to this work, what the Heliotropic Effect is, and how Be The Sun, Not The Salt is the perfect reminder to Do More of That every day.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • To understand the ‘Heliotropic Effect’ and how to use it to be more ethical in our profession and in our life.

Major Subjects
  • What is the Heliotropic Effect?
  • Be the Six Sun Pearls.
  1. Today is a good day to do good
  2. Be the bright spot in the room
  3. Be your own sun
  4. Do the next right thing
  5. Pet peeves bite
  6. Knowing isn't doing

Course Materials


John L. Daly, MBA, CPA, CMA, CPIM's Profile

John L. Daly, MBA, CPA, CMA, CPIM Related Seminars and Products

John L. Daly, MBA, CPA, CMA, CPIM, is a Chelsea, Michigan-based management consultant specializing in costing, pricing strategy and pricing model development.  He has taught continuing professional education courses since 1995 and began doing ethics seminars two weeks before the Enron scandal.  John has been CFO for a Tier 1 automotive parts supplier and a large restaurant chain and COO for a window treatments manufacturer and retailer.  He is the author of "Pricing for Profitability", published by Wiley and Sons and a novel, "Tool & Die".

Dr. Harry D. Cohen, PhD's Profile

Dr. Harry D. Cohen, PhD Related Seminars and Products

Dr. Harry Cohen is a shrink, coach, husband, father, restaurateur, serial entrepreneur, speaker, and friend. He's coached executives and high-potential managers at companies like Ford Motor Company, using his Heliotropic leadership philosophy to hone their skills and focus on their strengths. Harry even developed a culture-change program for Ford and Lincoln dealers facilitating 3.5 day leadership conferences for 4000 automotive dealership teams. In these efforts Harry reached 250,000 people, many having said, “It was one of the most significant professional and personal experience of their lives.”

In his downtime, Harry wrote the book Secrets of the Obvious, a guide to balanced living. Since 2008, he's owned The Black Pearl restaurant in Ann Arbor, MI, where he practices what he preaches. His latest book, Be the Sun, Not the Salt, takes his Heliotropic principles even further, showing how they can improve business performance, team dynamics, and how to apply these pearls of wisdom within your personal life.


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Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites Management experience is helpful
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Corporate Financial Managers
Original Recording Date 06/01/2023
Yellow Book No
Course Developer John L. Daly
Date Added to Catalog 12/19/2022

Additional Information

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Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 48


Jeffrey B

"Really enjoyed listening to Harry!"

Jenna B

"Great course!"

Leah Y

"finally, an ethics course that wasn't dry or quirky"

Cooper C

"I got a lot out of this webinar, especially considering that it was only an hour long. Interaction between the two speakers was excellent. I will be buying Dr. Cohen's book."

Courtney E

"Great presentation!"

Brenda A

"Great seminar!"

Kenneth A

"Thank you-I really enjoy these courses."

Lisa S

"I enjoyed the conversational nature of the webinar between the two presenters"