Dr. Kirk Fischer is the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and an Associate Professor of Accounting at UMHB. He has 29 years of previous experience as an executive for a software company.

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Five Ridiculous Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational quotes provoke thought and provide motivation with just a few words. However, some of these “inspirational” quotes are rubbish. Many are attributed to famous people, though research seldom confirms that the person ever actually uttered the quote. Here are some of my favorite ridiculous quotes. If you’re not 15 minutes early, then you’re late...
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How to Get Hired but Never Get Promoted

Here’s how you get hired but never get promoted: cram for your exams. I know, I know… I’m a professor admonishing students to improve study habits. Enough already. So let me change hats for you – I was in corporate America for 29 years before becoming a college professor. I had my own company for...
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Don’t Follow Your Passion

Do I have your attention? This advice is just the opposite of accepted wisdom. It’s curmudgeon stuff, but read on and you’ll understand. Talent is a Curse My lifelong observation confirms that natural-born talent increases your life’s struggles as often as not. Natural talent can be a curse that deludes you into believing your innate...
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