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Description: Janet De Silva is the CEO of the Toronto Region Board of Trade. She recently offered several key observations about her career path and success. One particular piece of advice that stands out is don’t pretend you are an expert when you take on an overseas assignment.

Date: March 5, 2017

Source: theglobeandmail.com

Link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/management/janet-de-silva-one-thing-that-has-enabled-me-to-succeed-in-business-is-not-pretending-im-the-expert/article34201870/

Discussion Points:

1) As a university student looking forward to entering the workforce, what was your biggest takeaway from this article?

2)  Were you encouraged to read that business leaders are saying there is a talent shortage? What are you doing to help fill that need?

3)  Do you have an interest in working internationally like Janet De Silva did? What do you think your university education can do to prepare you for that option?

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