What to Do When You’re Told to Lie or Cheat

What to Do When You’re Told to Lie or Cheat

“Have you ever been pressured to do something unethical at work?”  he asked me. I nodded.  “Yes”. “What were you pressured to do?” he further prodded. This past Fall, I met with several student groups at Michigan universities.  I...
6 Lessons Learned From a Year in Toastmasters

6 Lessons Learned From a Year in Toastmasters

“There are only two types of speakers in the world: 1) The nervous; and 2) Liars.”               — Mark Twain Most people fear public speaking.  Thankfully, I’m not one of them though it wasn’t always that way.  I credit much of my confidence in...
Does a College Degree Matter Anymore

Does a College Degree Matter Anymore

“There is no correlation between success at university and success in careers.” A university degree is no longer a prerequisite for getting “a foot in the door,” says Ernst & Young.  Instead, the firm believes it will be able to identify...