How to be a good person when it snows


Hour 1

All this snow, ice, and below-freezing temperatures can bring out the worst in some of us. It’s hard to do the right thing when your hands feel frostbitten and your back is breaking from shoveling 12 inches of packed snow.    For instance, is it fair to use a folding chair to reserve the parking spot you spent hours digging out?  And if you shovel your neighbor’s sidewalk does he or she owe you one?  What are the ethics of living in what feels like a frozen tundra?  We’re turning to New York Times ethicist RANDY COHEN to help us sort it all out.  Then we’ll talk about how you (and your boss) decide if it’s a snow day with Stanford management professor BOB SUTTON, author of Good Boss, Bad Boss.

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