Gregory P. Hawkins is a speaker, writer and lawyer who lives in Utah. He speaks on a variety of subjects from legal topics to professional and social ethics. He has written dozens of published articles and several books. His fourth book, which will be published in early 2015, distills decades of research and takes a unique look at "Aspirational Ethics." Greg has been active in the political arena having run for national office twice. He was elected as the Salt Lake County Auditor from 2010 to 2014. He continues to have an intense interest in law and public policy. Among his great passions are his wife, the former Arlene van der Beek, who was born in New Zealand and recently took the oath of Citizenship of the United States, his family of wonderful children and grandchildren and his optimism born of faith and hope.
It is regrettable that audit has become a scary word. Response to, “I’m here to audit you,” is usually a feeling of dread. This is unfortunate because audits, done correctly, are a powerful tool for ensuring the government, or any organization, meets its objectives. They save governments millions of dollars, they secure liberty and they help eliminate corruption.
A book about celebrated people who were adopted. It's for all of us who wonder: Can I make it? Do I have value? Do I have a future? You're not alone. You do have a future. It's in your hands. It should be read by every boy and girl, every teenager, every young adult - but especially those who have been or are being raised by one or more adults who are not their natural parents.
A detailed examination and homage to Milton Bennion’s exceptional treatise on social ethics and citizenship, first published in the early twentieth century, rewritten in part and edited in part by Gregory P. Hawkins, who makes the case that "Aspirational Ethics" should and may become the new mantra for the twenty-first century mind.