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Take-A-Lesson with Today’s Diverse Leaders

Take-A-Lesson with Today’s Diverse Leaders

Take-A-Lesson: Uncovering Hidden Mentors For Diverse Leaders We profile today’s diverse... More »

MYCDS Career Management

MYCDS Career Management

Managing Your Career Diversity Style (myCDS) is a succession management & career coaching... More »

The detours of life

The detours of life

“The truth is, everything that has happened in my life…that I thought was a crushing event... More »

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The detours of life

The detours of life

“The truth is, everything that has happened in my life…that I thought was a crushing event at the time, has turned out for the better,” Buffett said. “You learn that a temporary defeat is not a permanent one. In the end, it can be an opportunity.” This was a statement from one of the wealthiest... Read More »

Brainstorming (by itself) Doesn’t Work

Brainstorming (by itself) Doesn’t Work

  I agree that brainstorming as the ONLY process tool to problem solve doesn’t work.  I typically couple brainstorming with other tools such as Force Field Analysis, 2 x 2 matrix or NGT.  Check out this vid.  Something to think about before you head into your next brainstorming session.    Credit:... Read More »

When you follow your passion, success will follow you

When you follow your passion, success will follow you

When I heard that statement, I looked up at the TV. Not really being a TV person, I normally leave it on for background noise. As I gazed at the TV, I could not let that slogan go. The name of the company did not register but the phrase that they are using as their tag line did. There has been a lot... Read More »

Blinded by success! And then it happens

Blinded by success!  And then it happens

“I worked all those years, coming to work every day, doing a great job. Each year there was a raise and eventually more responsibility. I went home at the end of the day and came back the following day. I repeated that cycle all those years until one day, I came in and was let go. During all those... Read More »

This year’s Job Search: Like nothing you have ever seen before

This year’s Job Search: Like nothing you have ever seen before

A job search today is not your Mother or Father’s job search “I have some ideas as to how I am going to approach this and would like for you to take a look and give me your thoughts. My response was as usual, “talk to me first as to what you are thinking and then send me your draft [s].” The... Read More »

Know Your Strengths, Own Your Strengths – Marcus speaks

Know Your Strengths, Own Your Strengths – Marcus speaks

Know Your Strengths, Own Your Strengths To express the best of yourself in life and work, you must identify and channel your unique strengths. ... Read More »

Scheduled maintenance and your career

Scheduled maintenance and your career

The scheduled maintenance light came on, what do I do? As we enter December, which is the end of our calendar year, I thought of my wife’s comments above.  She freaks out every time a light flashes.  My reply was it is time for the scheduled maintenance.  I went online and with a few clicks arranged... Read More »

Yes, it is that serious

Yes, it is that serious

“Can you make the connection for me? I would love to get an opportunity with them based on this article.” The other email read, “could you send a copy of my resume over to her and tell her to “help a brother out.” Friday is a day for me to connect back to the US with the above type request,... Read More »

Marian Wright Edelman president and founder of the Children’s Defense Fund – Rocks!

Marian Wright Edelman president and founder of the Children’s Defense Fund – Rocks!

Continue to rock – Black Girls! ... Read More »

Chill out a bit

Chill out a bit

A little wisdom from Ursula Burns.  Enjoy your development! ... Read More »

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