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50 Young People Complete Cowboy Ethics Program

Originally posted by KGAB 650AM in Cheyenne, WY.

Boys & Girls Club Members Graduate Cowboy Ethics Course
By: Doug Randall  |

About 50 Boys & Girls  Club of Cheyenne members have completed the Cowboy Ethics program at the club, according to Boys&Girls Club  spokeswoman Baylie Evans. She says the club will hold a ceremony for the graduates Wednesday afternoon at 4:45 at the club at 1700 Snyder […]

May 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 50 Young People Complete Cowboy Ethics Program|

Inspiring kids–and communities – to ‘cowboy up’

In youth groups, classrooms, and after-school clubs across the country, dedicated educators are using Cowboy Ethics and our Finding the Hero Within youth program as inspiration for developing activities of their own.  The Glenrock Independent and Douglas Budget recently profiled one such program in action in Glenrock, Wyoming. You can see the article here and we have reposted it below.

This is one more great example of the way youth […]

May 10th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Inspiring kids–and communities – to ‘cowboy up’|

PARTNER PROFILE: The University of Wyoming College of Business

Among organizations partnering with the Center for Cowboy Ethics and Leadership, the University of Wyoming College of Business is right at the top of the list.  Beyond working with the Center to develop Standing Tall in an Upside-Down World, a business ethics program based on the Code of the West, the College has become the driving […]

March 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PARTNER PROFILE: The University of Wyoming College of Business|


This article originally appeared in LA TIMES, Thursday, March 4, 2010
Gov. Dave Freudenthal signed legislation adopting an official Wyoming state code.

Jim Owen speaks at the bill signing in the Wyoming State Capital

The symbolic measure spells out 10 ethics derived from a “Code of the West” […]

March 22nd, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘COWBOY ETHICS’ Become Law|

All it Takes is All You’ve Got

This review of The TRY was featured on the Huffington Post last year. We are reposting it here for your enjoyment.

Dinosaurs were my thing. Not cowboys. The 6-year-old me thought that dinosaurs, with their many shapes and sizes, their teeth and spikes, their tails, wings, and fins were way cooler than some dude on a horse […]

March 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on All it Takes is All You’ve Got|

Confessions of a Reluctant Activist

Back in 2004, when I wrote my book, Cowboy Ethics, translating the Code of the West into “Ten Principles to Live By,” it was with Wall Street and unfolding corporate scandals in mind. But once I started speaking on this theme to industry and investor groups, it became obvious that my message, “everyone needs […]

March 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Confessions of a Reluctant Activist|

What Students get out of Finding the Hero Within

Finding the Hero Within cultivates students’ potential by creating an environment in which they can open up and learn from each other. In this kind of setting, leaders naturally emerge — and often they are not the same ones who shine in the classroom or on athletic fields. The program also fosters leadership qualities […]

March 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Students get out of Finding the Hero Within|

How to Start a Program

Staring a Finding the Hero Within Program is easy, and the impact on young people starts immediately. So what are you waiting for?  Here is a step-by-step guide to getting up and running:
Step 1: Contact us!  We are here to help and we have a lot of materials that can help you plan and […]

March 2nd, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Start a Program|