Confessions of a Mentor

All of us who are associated with the Give Something Back Foundation have many things in common. We are older, confident, appreciative, and accomplished. We have a worldview that allows us to analyze the past and project the future. We have a pretty good sense of what...

A Lesson in Doing The Right Thing

If you’re a small business practicing smart ethics but are being edged out by larger companies who exhibit unethical behavior, what should you do? This question was asked of me this week when I taught a class on Business Ethics at The College of New Jersey. The...

The Role of Grit in Success

When it comes to success, is grit as important as intelligence? I consider that question often, and most recently during the preparation of the epilogue for the second edition of my book, Through the Fires, where I refer to some courageous people who are rising above...

We’re Not Changing the World

It was an honor to present checks on behalf of the Give Something Back Foundation to Rowan University, The College of New Jersey, Montclair State University, and the University of Delaware. These are institutions that share our vision to provide maximum access to...