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Being a Difference Award – Highlighting University Winners

Since 2005, the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) has supported and promoted ethical leadership within the business community. After successfully honoring ethical business leaders for more than a decade through the Being a Difference Award, the CPT revised the program in 2017, and created the Bill Daniels Being a Difference Award program, sponsored […]

Importance of Mentoring: Helping Through Ethical Challenges

Previously, we wrote about the importance of having a mentor. Today, we would like to focus on mentorship. By definition, a mentor is a wise and trusted counselor or teacher or an influential senior sponsor or supporter. The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) aims to advance ethical leadership among students and professionals. By […]

How to Be an Ethical Leader

After college, students begin to consider their next chapter. Typically, this next chapter includes internships, first corporate positions and resume enhancements. However, you should become involved in activities and programs now that will positively benefit you later. You want to ask yourself how can you be more marketable. One of the best ways to do […]

Importance of Having a Mentor as an Intern

At any stage of your career, it is a good idea to align yourself with a mentor. Whether you seek advice or a second opinion, a mentor can help you overcome the hurdles you face. Especially as an intern, a mentor can assist you in the challenges you may face early-on in your professional career. […]

Leading with Integrity: Do You Ever Wonder Why?

Ever wondered why you are not quite hitting the mark in some key area of your business or life? You have laid out the perfect plan. You have the right team in place. The resources you need to execute are available, and all should be moving forward. However, the breakthroughs are not happening, or the […]

Ways to Celebrate Employee Differences

This time of year is filled with celebration. The holidays, togetherness and taking time to appreciate those we care most about is what we can all look forward to around year’s end. We celebrate each other’s differences, uniqueness and those special qualities that make each one of us so special. As we do this for […]

Emotional Intelligence – What is it and its value?

Emotional intelligence (EI) forms the juncture at which cognition and emotion meet. It facilitates our capacity for resilience, motivation, empathy, reasoning, stress management, communication, and our ability to read and navigate a plethora of social situations and conflicts. Emotional intelligence is commonly defined by four attributes: Self-management – You are able to control impulsive feelings […]

Collegepreneur- Successful Side Hustles for College Students

  If there was a group of individuals that could, on average, use extra income, it would be the college student. From housing, books and meal plans, the college years can be quite expensive. Should you find yourself in need of some extra funds, there are many ways to make some money in your spare […]

How to answer those frequently asked interview questions: Where do you see yourself in five years & Tell me about yourself?

Whether you have an interview for an upcoming internship or new job or an interview is in your near future,  like most people, you may be nervous about this impending appointment. The pressure, the dress code and those infamous questions: Where do you see yourself and tell me about yourself? Employers like to ask about […]

Transiting Back to In-person

As colleges and universities around the country begin to offer more in-person classes, students are facing the prospect of returning to classrooms. This news may receive mixed emotions, as some have grown accustomed to virtual learning, some are severely concerned about the new Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus while others may be relieved to […]