Its 1:30PM and I am sitting on the Acela train heading back to D.C. from 3 days of work in NYC. I currently have 122 unread emails and a running to do list in my head of things that need to get done before Monday. So why am I sitting on the train, on my... Continue Reading →
Someone you want to brag about. Or someone who just has a good life story. For my third, #BlackGirlMagic feature, I am introducing you to one of my best friend’s, Tierra. We call her Tee. Like most of us, she has had a roller coaster ride in life. From being laid off twice, move from... Continue Reading →
Getting ahead at work does not have to be hard. Start building better relationships by saying you are not fine.
Who is in your inner circle? Do they help you or hurt you? A good tribe is the key for anyone striving for more in life.
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 →
If you are a reader like me, it can be challenging to find the right book to read. Not to mention the decision to pick between a fiction or non fiction book. Then add in career and self development books. It can leave you in the aisle of a book store like this... Thankfully... Continue Reading →
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 →
5:45 A.M. my alarm clock goes off. Time to get up, flight to Columbus, Ohio is at 7:45 A.M. Luckily this a quick overnight trip, so I did not have to pack much the night before. Before leaving the house, I take one last look in the mirror to make sure my attire is perfect for... Continue Reading →
Traveling jobs seem to be the hot topic for most people in their 20's & 30's right now. I was one of those 20-somethings that wanted a job that put me on the road to see America and the world. At the age of 28 I landed my first traveling job. About 10-15 years ago... 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 →