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How to Ensure Your Employees Feel Heard

We have all heard about the suggestion boxes, located at offices across the country. They are typically positioned in a corner and encourage employees to leave a note with their feedback on any given topic related to their workplace. Recently, I have read a few articles that claim the suggestion box is outdated and inefficient. […]

Make Financial Health Your Goal This Year

With the New Year right around the corner, now is a great time to reflect on accomplishments and milestones. Simultaneously, this time of year creates an opportunity to develop new goals and benchmarks. A goal is something you would like to achieve, and a benchmark measures your progress. The most common goals include eating better, […]

StudentCPT Alumni Spotlight: Sean Perera, CPA

Currently an audit and assurance manager at Deloitte, Sean Perera is this month’s Student Center for the Public Trust (StudentCPT) Alumni Spotlight feature. While obtaining an accounting degree from Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business, Perera was one of the founding members and secretary of Baruch’s StudentCPT chapter, helping facilitate the initial club registration process, […]

LEAD WITH INTEGRITY: A Couple Lessons From a Game (Summer)

Ethics Matters Summer 2018 As many of you know, I played four years of college football. I am grateful for the experience because it completely funded my undergraduate education. However, I also learned several significant life, business and leadership lessons through that great experience. Let me share a couple of these lessons that continue to […]

Waffle House Commits to Donating Month-Long Profits After Tragedy

When bad things happen within your business, you can’t change the past, but you can choose how you respond. In April of 2018, the Waffle House restaurant chain experienced an unspeakable tragedy at one of its Nashville, TN locations. The incident, involving a gunman, left four people dead and several others injured. No one could […]

LEAD WITH INTEGRITY: What Are You Eating? (March/April)

Ethics Matters March – April 2018 As a child growing up, I often saw signs, public service announcements, and billboards with the slogan, “You are what you eat.” A few years ago, I saw similar media productions promoting milk. The general theme of these ads emphasized the impact food we eat has on our body. […]

Three Steps to Business Success

Do you want to know the secret to business success? You aren’t alone. According to Google Trends, topics related to business success receive upwards of 1.2 million searches per month in the United States alone. But, the fact of the matter is, there is no sure-fire, quick trick to ensure your business will be successful. […]

Over Here! Three Tips for Avoiding Distractions at Work

Every workplace has its fair share of distractions. From phones ringing, to door alarms and chatter, it is easy for anyone to get sidetracked while on the clock. In fact, short bursts of distractions are completely normal. However, too many distractions can begin to impact your productivity, affecting your quality of work. To avoid any […]

This Is Why Amazon Continues to Grow

Would you buy an alarm system from an online bookstore? How about organic produce? If you asked me that 20 years ago, my answer would have been no. But today, I’ll buy just about anything from Amazon. Although Amazon is currently one of the largest internet retailers (for just about anything you can think of) […]

LEAD WITH INTEGRITY: Put on Your Mask First (Jan/Feb) 2018

Ethics Matters January – February 2018 Over the last few weeks, several occurrences have reminded me of an instruction I hear frequently, “Put on your mask first, before helping others.” Sound familiar? It’s one of the key statements a flight attendant makes before the pilot takes off. Putting your mask on first is simple and […]