Focus on Ethics

Crawford & Associates is deeply focused and passionate about promoting professional and personal ethics. Firm Chairman, Mike Crawford is actively involved in developing and presenting ethics related education through public speaking engagements and authorship of ethics articles and publications.

Mike has created and maintains an inspirational web site at whose mission is to educate and encourage individuals to live a life worth living through consistent application of a core set of moral principles.

His entertaining and informative ethics presentations entitled Living a Life Worth Living & Professional Ethics and Moral Behavior - Lessons Learned from Kindergarten are in continuous high demand. 

Mike has also created and sponsors a recognition and reward initiative through the Living a Life Worth Living web site called Others B4 Self that shares inspirational stories involving acts of kindness and compassion by individuals who are then recognized through the program with an Others B4Self silicon bracelet and a special thank you card from the program. CLICK HERE to participate in this inspirational initiative by nominating a deserving individual.Others Before Self


Mike Crawford also co-authored the 2009 and 2010 editions of the CCH CPA's Guide to Independence and Ethics, a practical guide to following professional ethics standards and encouraging appropriate professional conduct for CPAs, including a number of real life case studies on ethical dilemmas. He has also developed a number of other ethics resources available on the Living a Life Worth Living web site.