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3 Simple Habits to Improve Your Critical Thinking

Start by questioning assumptions, reasoning through logic and diversifying your thought.

A few years ago, a CEO assured me that his company was the market leader. “Clients will not leave for competitors,” he added. “It costs too much for them to switch.” Within weeks, the manufacturing giant Procter & Gamble elected not to renew its contract with the firm. The CEO was shocked — but he […]

Graduation Advice You Wish You’d Gotten, from 25 TED Speakers

Whether you put on your cap and gown last week — or last century — these honest answers can give you some insight and guidance.

Editor’s Note: UPS partnered with TED to produce four TED@UPS events between 2015 and 2018 — and more than a dozen of the presentations were picked to be the “TED Talk of the Day.” Check out the most recent talks here, or select TED@UPS from the menu above to see all of the presentations.  “If […]

Forge Your Path and Create Your Legacy

Here are 4 tips for transitioning to the real world.

Graduation season is finally here, which means students around the world are tossing their mortarboards in the air, ready to tackle life’s most exciting and challenging chapter: the transition to the real world. Graduating into today’s business environment can be exciting — the opportunities available today are richer than ever before. But with those opportunities […]

6 Lessons for New College Graduates

Disruptive change seems daunting. Embrace what makes you human to get ahead.

New graduates are entering a business environment unlike anything the world has ever seen — a disruptive landscape where technological breakthroughs change the way we live, work and play seemingly every day. Billions of people connected by smart phones with unprecedented processing power, storage capacity, and access to knowledge plug into limitless possibilities with the […]

Dare. Care. Share.

Bold ideas, ethical insight and diverse viewpoints are tools you need to thrive in the 21st century.

Editor’s Note: It’s Graduation Week on Longitudes. With many college students set to take the plunge into the “real world,” we’ve put together a series of commentaries from senior UPS leaders aimed at making the transition a little easier. Today’s article features a speech given by UPS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, David Abney, to […]