Titanic rumors? Sea for yourself.

Ignoring rumors can be a life saver at work.

During the recent 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, the New York Times told the story of Lawrence Beesley, who was among the mere 14% of male second class passengers to survive.  It’s likely that ignoring a rumor saved his life.  It can do the same for yours—literally, or professionally.

Early in the “women and children first” phase of the evacuation, Beesley “was standing on the top starboard deck of the boat with a large group of men when a rumor went around that [Read more…]