Quitting was NEVER an Option…

Everyone has failures in life. It could be at school, work, with a friend or even your relationship. Life does not happen without pitfalls. In my opinion, it is what happens after the failure that really determines how bad you want something. If you give up easily, than maybe it isn't for you. But if... Continue Reading →

A 3rd Degree and New Perspective

If you remember from my 20 things you probably don't know about me post, I am not a fan of school, but I keep going back. September 6, 2018 was my first day back to school. I was in the 8th cohort at Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies Executive Certificate Program for Strategic Diversity... Continue Reading →

A Seat at The Board Table

One of my professional goals is to sit on a Board. I know I can’t shoot straight to a Board of Directors without some sort of experience. So when I decided to become a corporate sponsor of a collegiate program that can yield us talent, I got my shot. I was the newest member to... Continue Reading →

3 Easy Ways To Get Noticed At Work

Welcome to Working Wednesdays! Every Wednesday I will have career related post. This could be a personal story related to my career successes or failures, a BlackGirlMagic interview, or just some useful tips. Make sure you follow my blog so you don't miss out! Getting noticed at work can be one of the hardest things... Continue Reading →

What is Your Growth Mindset?

In 2006, Carol Dweck introduced mindset theories to us in her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. In this book she talks about the difference between a growth and fixed mindset and her research from there has skyrocketed into classrooms, workplaces and conferences. The idea is that people who have a growth mindset tend to... Continue Reading →

It’s more than just metrics and referrals

Diversity is a hot topic and has been for the last several years. Articles that are typically in circulation are usually diversity recruitment, metrics, triumphs and failures. How to engage with diverse millennials. What are the best diversity conferences for 2018. How to build a diverse team. How to leverage diversity within your organization. Everything... Continue Reading →

Is $.63 cents on the dollar your worth?

August 7, 2018 - Black Women's Equal Pay Day. According to Equalpaytoday.org, a Black woman had to work until today, August 7, 2018, to make the equivalent of what white men were paid at the end of December 2017. 63 cents to the dollar is the wage gap between Black women and White, Non-Hispanic, men.... Continue Reading →

What is your WHY? This is a question I often ask groups. It is important to understand the why behind your passions, career and every day decisions. Now some things we do or we are challenged with every day we can't avoid, but if you remove those things, your why should have passion or a goal... Continue Reading →

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