Here’s a bedtime story that college kids tell themselves while they toss and turn at the thought of surviving another term: “Once upon a time, in a land of Fierce Competition, a little college boy named Bill Gates worked very hard, so that one day he could have...
It is human nature to search for the easier way to do things. At Volkswagen, engineers decided it was easier to write code to fool mileage sensors than it was to actually build more fuel-efficient cars. At Wells Fargo, opening new accounts was much easier to do if you...
I’ve lost my job three times during my 19-year career. I was fired twice. The first one I really deserved, the second one I didn’t. The third time I was laid off when the entire company went out of business. I’d love to tell you that you won’t lose a...