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 […]

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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 […]

Become the CEO of Your Own Brand

Manage your career like CEOs lead companies — with strong HR, Marketing, R&D and your own Board of advisers

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. Even if you’re not a new graduate, these words of wisdom can help shape your professional […]

Building Trust in the Small Business Landscape

Don’t overthink it: Trust remains the greatest currency in business today.

Both UPS and The Hartford spend a lot of time thinking about small businesses. From logistics to insurance — and everything in between — the companies recognize that small businesses are transforming global supply chains and starting to resemble their larger counterparts. We brought together two thought leaders to discuss the small business landscape, opportunities […]

The Family that Works Together …

Why keeping business in the family created a small business sensation.

Kim and Ben Bercaw, parents of Da Bomb Bath Fizzers co-founders Caroline and Isabel, didn’t plan to raise teenage business moguls — it just worked out that way. It wasn’t all luck, however. In fact, the Bercaws nurtured their daughters’ entrepreneurial spirit from an early age. The proud parents explain below how a little hobby […]